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Kathryn R. Neumann

Kathryn R. Neumann

Died: Tuesday, January 06, 2004
Age: 86
Grosse Pointe resident Kathryn “Kay” R. Neumann, 86, died on Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2004.

Born in Detroit in 1917, Mrs. Neumann attended Michigan State University Normal College and earned a degree in education. In college, she wrote for the school newspaper and was a member and two-year president of the Kappa Mu Delta sorority.

In 1939, she married the love of her life, Fred. S. Neumann.

Mrs. Neumann was an avid painter and longtime member of the Grosse Pointe Artists Association. She also loved playing bridge and golf.

She volunteered extensively with the Bon Secours Assistance League and the Junior Goodwill. She was also a member of Theater Arts, the Grosse Pointe Audubon Society and the Grosse Pointe Farm and Garden Club.

She is survived by her son Rick (Kathy); her grandchildren Jeff Feikens, David Feikens (Eileen), Kristin Jorgensen (Jason) Katy Neumann and Jenny Neumann (Andrew Frahm); great-grandchildren Emma Feikens, Julia Feikens and Jack Feikens; and sister Margaret Schwaderer (Clark). She was predeceased by her husband Fred and her daughter Nancy Feikens (who is survived by Jon Feikens (Beth)).

A joint memorial service for Kay and Fred Neumann will be held on Saturday, Jan. 24, at 11 a.m. at Grosse Pointe Memorial Church, 16 Lakshore, Grosse Pointe Farms.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Nancy Feikens Memorial Fund, North Hills Child Care Center, 3150 N. Adams Rd., Troy, MI 48084; the Fred S. and Kathryn R. Neumann Endowed Scholarship, Albion College, 611 E. Porter Street, Albion, Michigan 49224; or to a charity of one’s choosing.
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