Neal W. “Starky” Starkweather

Neal W. “Starky” Starkweather

Neal W. “Starky” Starkweather, age 85, passed away on ‘Positive Thinking Day,’ Friday, September 13, 2019 following a brief illness.

He was born in Madison, to the late Harold and Louella (Davis) Starkweather. He will be dearly missed by his loving wife of 52 years, Gladys “Boots” (Hermann).

A full obituary will follow.

A celebration of life gathering will be held on Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at the Cress Center, 6021 University Avenue, Madison. The celebration will begin at 4 p.m. serving one of Neal’s favorite snacks, root beer floats! A time to pause and share memories will begin at 6 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial gifts be made to St. Mary’s Foundation, 700 S. Park St, Madison, WI 53715 or visit The family will also be setting up a St. Mary’s Guardian Angel memorial in honor of some of the care staff who helped Neal and the family these last few weeks.

Cress Center
6021 University Ave. Madison
(608) 238-8406