SPRINGFIELD – Neil Tadewald, 70, of Springfield, died Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester.
Services will be Monday, May 13, 2013 at 10 a.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Home in Springfield with burial in the Springfield City Cemetery. Military Honors by John Watson American Legion Post 257.
Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Sunday, May 12, at Sturm Funeral Home in Springfield and will continue for one hour prior to services at St. John’s Home on Monday.
Neil was born May 15, 1942, in Springfield, to Bill and Elsie (Gatzlaff) Tadewald. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy on Feb. 23, 1961 and was honorably discharged on Feb. 22, 1963 serving in the Vietnam War.
Neil is survived by daughters Kori Petersson of Rochester and Tara Roiger of New Prague; four grandchildren; and sister Sharon Brummer of Carlisle, Iowa.