|Thomas G. Neutzling
Thomas Neutzling was born on June 18, 1945 in St. Cloud, Minnesota and departed August 30, 2013. He was one of twelve children born to Andrew and Florence Neutzling.
After graduating from the University of Minnesota, Thomas briefly taught English before becoming a pilot in the US Air Force. He was a decorated Viet Nam War veteran, proudly serving 2 tours where he flew C-7A Caribou [458th TAS, 1969] and B52s. After leaving the Air Force he founded Project Management Inc in Sacramento, California where he spent the next 30 years until his recent retirement.
Though residing in California since 1970, Thomas returned to Pearl Lake each summer where he loved to fish and play his favor- ite card game Crazy 8's with family & friends. He was an avid duck hunter, founding Cameron Outing Duck Club in Rio Oso, California in 1985.
Thomas was preceded in death by his wife Cheryl, his parents & seven siblings. He is survived by Kimberly Knott (Glendon) of San Diego, California; son, Dustin Neutzling of Folsom, California; sisters Jeanne Rosebrock of Sacramento California; Kathleen Wimmer of Kimball Minnesota; Nancy Weber of Sydney Australia; brother Michael Neutzling of St Cloud, Minnesota; and three grandchildren.
A Celebration of Life was held Thurs., Sept. 12 at Sienna Restaurant, 3909 Park Drive, El Dorado Hills, California 95762 at 4PM. In lieu of flowers the family has requested donations be made to Quiet Oaks Hospice House in St. Augusta, Minnesota. Mailing address: P.O. Box 1241, St. Cloud, Minnesota 56302.