Funeral services for Neal Alexander, age 73, of Wausa, Nebraska will be 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 9, 2019, at Christ Memorial United Methodist Church in Bloomfield, Nebraska. Pastor Lynde Linde will officiate, with burial in Bloomfield City Cemetery.
Visitation will be Monday from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the church.
Brockhaus Funeral Home in Wausa is in charge of arrangements.
Neal passed away Thursday, April 4, 2019, at Osmond General Hospital in Osmond, Nebraska.
Neal Alexander, son of Harold and Anne (Stocking) Alexander, was born March 10, 1946, on a farm five miles east of Bloomfield, Nebraska. He was baptized on April 20, 1947, at the Methodist Church. Neal attended country school through the eighth grade and high school in Bloomfield. He was employed by Union Telephone Company for two years.
On April 2, 1966, Neal was united in marriage to Cheryl Peterson at the Methodist Church in Bloomfield. At this time, they began farming and have resided on the same farm for 53 years. To this union two children were born, Mike and Jeff.
Neal loved farming, feeding cattle, horse and cattle sales, working with his neighbors, and visiting with everyone. His family and friends were very important to him and his grandchildren were even extra important. The time Neal could spend with them was always precious.
Neal is survived by his wife, Cheryl; children, Mike (Kim) Alexander and Jeff (April) Alexander; grandchildren, Ty (Kaydee), Garret, Kolton, Morgan, Taylor, and Tierney; siblings, Dixie (Dennis) Stewart and Beth (Randy) Carlson.