Neal O. Willmann

Neal O. Willmann, age 74 of Cincinnati, OH, died Monday, August 12, 2019 .

He was born on October 01, 1944, in Belfast, Northern Ireland, the son of Orin H.and Dympna B.(nee Hussey) Willmann.

Neal was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland. He emigrated with his family to the United States when he was 16 months old. He was listed as a passenger of the ship Henry Gibbins, arriving in the port of New York, New York on April 12, 1946. His family settled in Highland, IL, where he graduated Highland High School in 1962. He graduated Drake University with a Pharmacy Degree and worked in the Columbia, MO area as a Pharmacist as he attended University of Missouri Law School. He served at a Law Clerk in St. Louis and then worked in Connecticut, Waukegan, IL, Midland, Michigan and Kansas City, Kansas. He had practiced Patent Law for 50 years; since the 1990s in Cincinnati., He was still actively practicing until becoming ill in June of this year. Neal had a passion for swimming, biking, motorcycles, history and politics. Neal was very thankful for a good life.

Survivors include:
Wife – Ellen R. Layne Willmann, Cincinnati, OH
Son – Brendan (Luci) Willmann, Asheville, NC
Daughter – Amanda (Allen) Thompson, Denver, CO
Step Child – Andrew (Brandie) Layne, Cincinnati, OH
Step Child – Abigail (Albert) Chavez, Cincinnati, OH
Grandchild – Olivia Thompson, Denver, CO
Grandchild – Emily Thompson, Denver, CO
Sister – Patricia W. (David) Potter, Bradenton, FL
Step Grandchild – Elena Chavez, Cincinnati, OH
Step Grandchild – Alex Chavez, Cincinnati, , OH
Niece – Erin Potter
Niece – Kimberly Potter
Nephew – Brian Potter

He was preceded in death by :
Father – Orin H. Willmann – Died 09/28/1992
Mother – Dympna B. Willmann nee Hussey – Died 12/02/1996

Graveside services and interment were held on Saturday, August 17, 2019, at Spring Grove Cemetery in Cincinnati, OH, with Rev. Timothy Kufeldt officating.

Memorial contributions may be made to Matthew 25 Ministries.

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