Farming Rural 17

John "Stony" E. Neath

May 9, 1931 ~ October 14, 2021 (age 90)

Obituary

Deerfield- John E. “Stony” Neath, age 90, passed away peacefully on Thursday, October 14, 2021 at his home, surrounded by his family. 

He was born in Stoughton on May 9, 1931, the son of John and Eleanor Neath.  At the age of 12 John was given a lifechanging opportunity to raise his first crop of tobacco and corn.  This started his life passion of farming, which included dairy farming in the Stoughton and Edgerton area which led to the purchase of his beautiful farm in Deerfield in 1968, where John worked the land and milked his cows for 53 years.  On September 25, 1951 he married Marilyn West, and she remained by his side until her passing in April of 1994.

John is survived by son, Steven (Susie) Neath; daughter, Karen (David) Macdonald; four grandchildren, Donnie (Angie) Neath, Sarah (Nathan) Paoli, Amanda (Andrew) Handorf, and David (Julie) Trieloff; four great grandchildren, Parker, Blake, Reese and Averly; brother, Richard Neath; sisters, Betty Neath, Rose Gribble, Kathy Larson, and Norma Huberd; numerous nieces and nephews; and special friend, Norma Kindstrom.  He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Marilyn; sons, Allen, Owen, and Kelven; and brothers, Bob, Gary, Douglas, and Phillip. 

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, October 20, 2021 at Cress Funeral Home, 206 W. Prospect Street, Stoughton.  Burial will follow in Highland Memory Gardens.  Friends and relatives are invited to a luncheon, following the burial, at Nora’s Tavern on Highway 12 in Deerfield.  Visitation will be held from 9:00 AM until the time of services Wednesday at the funeral home. 

A special thank you to Dr. Steven Siewert and the staff of Wildwood Clinic. 

Please share your memories of John by posting on his Tribute Wall at: www.CressFuneralService.com.

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
October 20, 2021

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Cress Funeral Home, Stoughton
206 W. Prospect Street
Stoughton, Wisconsin 53589

Funeral Service
Wednesday
October 20, 2021

11:00 AM
Cress Funeral Home, Stoughton
206 W. Prospect Street
Stoughton, Wisconsin 53589

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