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Neva Anna Hannemann, 97, Wautoma, passed away Monday, Sept. 29, 2014, at Heartland House in Wautoma.

She was born Dec. 19, 1916, in Magnolia, the daughter of Frank and Minna (Gransee) Topp. 

The Topp family moved to Cameron and Neva received her education in the Cameron Public Schools. She received a perfect attendance certificate for her elementary school education in grades one through eight.

On Feb. 22, 1936, Neva was joined in marriage to Albert Carl Hannemann in Grantsburg. The couple was blessed with five children: Bonnie Leach (Warren), both deceased; Lavonna Muzzy (Sheldon); Aaron (Myrna); Jerald (Theresse), and Susan Fecke (Robert). 

While raising her family she worked part time as a cook at Silvercryst Resort and the Moose Inn in Wautoma. Neva was an avid gardener and her children considered her an outstanding cook. She was a longtime member of Hope Lutheran Church in Wautoma.

Neva is further survived by five grandchildren: Brian Leach, Holly Kaminski (Dean), Kelly Muzzy (Sharon), William Fecke (Krysta), Neva Weiland (Josh); step granddaughter: Jody Huenerberg (Gary). 

She is also survived by her niece: Delores (Jim) Ramerth; and nephew: Herman (Bonnie) Martin. 

She is further survived by 11 great grandchildren: Brandon and Cassandra Kaminski, Brett, Brock, and Alyssa Muzzy, Ronan, Ashe and Finn Fecke, Brandon Maederer, Aidon, and Elizabeth Weiland; four step great grandchildren: Josh Stellmacher, Jessica Himes, Shane Standifer, and Shanna Calkins.

Neva was preceded in death by her husband: Albert; her sister: Ella; brothers: George and Roy; step granddaughter: Lisa Huenerberg (Karl).

Visitation and funeral services were held Saturday, Oct. 4 at Leikness Funeral Home in Wautoma with Rev. Sarah Timian of Hope Lutheran Church officiating. Burial was in Marion Cemetery, Town of Marion.