Kenneth “Ken” H. Neeman


April 30, 1942 - June 11, 2020

  • Kenneth “Ken” H. Neeman
    Kenneth “Ken” H. Neeman

Kenneth “Ken” H. Neeman, 78, of Waverly, passed away on June 11, 2020. He was born April 30, 1942 in Lincoln, NE to Herbert and Phyllis (Forshey) Neeman.

Ken was baptized and confirmed into the Lutheran faith. He attended rural school in Johnson County and graduated from Tecumseh High School class of 1959.

Ken enlisted in the U. S. Navy and served from November 1959 to April 1963.

He married Delores Meyer on October 16, 1965 and two daughters were born to this union, Denise and Amy.

For 39 years Ken worked for National Crane and 10 years for Industrial Services.

Ken enjoyed fishing with his fishing buddies and family. He always had the greatest fish story to tell. He mostly enjoyed spending time with his family and friends, and his fish fries were the best. Ken and Dee also loved vacationing in Branson.

Ken is survived by his wife, of 54 years Delores; mother, Phyllis Wagner; daughters, Denise (Corey) Hummel, Manassas, Va. and Amy Crawford, Waverly; 7 grandchildren; brother, Larry (Missy) Fleck of Tecumseh; sisters, Patricia (Ron) Essay of Alta Vista, Kan., Jackie (Steve) Eickhoff of Sterling and Geraldine Neeman, of Lincoln; many nieces, nephews, and friends.

He was preceded in death by Herbert and Ruth Neeman.

A limited family funeral service was held Wednesday (6/17/20) at Roper & Sons South Lincoln Chapel with the Rev. Dr. Neal Anthony officiating. Burial at Rosehill Cemetery, Waverly.

Memorial Contributions may be directed towards the Waverly Fire & Rescue, Rosehill Cemetery or Waverly V.F.W. “Hugs from Home” or Condolences online at