Kenneth W. Neveau

August 31, 1932 ~ December 21, 2018 (age 86)

Kenneth W. Neveau, age 86, of Neenah, passed away at his home on December 21, 2018. He was born in Norway, Michigan on August 31, 1932, son of the late Alfred and Lena (Fletcher) Neveau. Ken married his high school sweetheart, Joyce Hultquist on January 2, 1954, and together have shared 64 years of marriage. He was a millwright at Kimberly Clark for 40 years before his retirement. Ken loved all music, his favorite artist being Elvis Presley. He enjoyed woodworking and cheering on the Green Bay Packers. Ken and Joyce especially enjoyed Friday Fish frys at Dick and Joan’s Supper Club with close friends and family.  Most of all, Ken enjoyed spending time with his family. His grandchildren were his pride and joy.

Ken is survived by his loving wife, Joyce Neveau; daughters: Valerie (Gregory) Pines, Debbie (Brad) Colson and Joan (Donald) Guralski; grandchildren: Dean, Brandon and Rachael Pines, Brett, Scott and Kate Colson, Jason, Nick and Jillian Guralski; great grandchildren: Anaiah and Dean Pines; brothers and sisters-in-law: Mary Jane Neveau, Roger (Sharon) Hultquist, Marvin (Betty) Hultquist, Donna (Bill) Wonnecott, Linda Hultquist, Larry (Teresa) Hultquist and Diane Hultquist; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Ken was preceded in death by his parents, Alfred and Lena; siblings: Ann (Ken) Steeno and Alfred Neveau Jr.; father and mother-in-law, Herbert and Flora Hultquist; brothers and sisters-in-law: Marian (Dave) Greuel, Stanley, Dorothy, David, Edward and Richard Hultquist.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wedesday, December 26, 2018, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 516 De Pere Street, Menasha, with Fr. Paul Paider officiating. Visitation will be at the church on Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. until the time of the Mass. For online condolences, please visit

The family would like to extend a special thank you the staff of Home Instead, especially Joanne, Carla, Julie, Orrie, Terry, Artie and Mary  for your wonderful care and helping to keep Ken at home. Also a thank you to Heartland Hospice, especially Mike and Julie, for your compassionate care during Ken's final days.


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