Cornelius Neil Greenheck

Cornelius Neil Greenheck

Cornelius (Neil) J. Greenheck, age 86, of Lone Rock, went to be with the lord on Saturday, June 28,2014 at St. Marys Hospital in Madison.

He was born February 17,1928 in rural Lone Rock one of fourteen children to Cornelius and Mary (Thibault) Greenheck. He was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Lone Rock. Neil loved reminiscing and telling tall tales about his childhood, working on the farm, and how he met Ruth. He enjoyed being outdoors fishing, hunting and gardening. Him and Ruth always went around the Bingo Circuit anytime they had a chance.

Survivors include: five children: Theresa (Edward) Orsburn of Lone Rock, Mary (Edward) Joestgen of Mineral Point, Patricia Greenheck and special friend Rene Flores’, Christine (Mike) Young of Bear Valley, Karen (Tom) Rynes of Janesville; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; four sisters: Lorraine (Robert) Westphal, Agnes (Laverne) Sutter, Louise ( Sylvester) Sutter, Pauline Lins; Sister-in-laws: Nancy Greenheck, Lenice Pafford, Carol Steele; brother-in-law: John (Alma) Richmond; nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends.

Cornelius was preceded in death by his wife Ruth (Richmond) Greenheck; his daughter Faith Ann; parents Cornelius and Mary Greenheck; six brothers: Martin, Francis, Albert, John, Jerome (Jerry), and Robert; two sisters: Bernice Pulvermacher and Mary Kay Schwarz; thirteen brother-in-laws, and four sister-in-laws.

A celebration of Cornelius’s life will be held on Wednesday, July 2, 2014 from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM at the Pratt Memorial Chapel with prayer service at 6:00 PM. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery at a later date. Friends may call at the Pratt Memorial Chapel on Wednesday, July 2, 2014 from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM.

The Pratt Funeral Service is assisting the family with their arrangements.