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Willmar Wayne Neese

August 7, 1936 ~ November 8, 2020 (age 84)

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Willmar Wayne Neese, 84, of the Town of Niagara, passed away on November 8, 2020 at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center.  Born on August 7, 1936 in Lexington, VA, he was the son of the late Carl and Sadie (Miller) Neese and the husband of the late Margaret (Williams) Neese.

Willmar was employed up until the pandemic as a school bus driver and prior to that he worked as a truck driver for General Motors Corporation. Willmar proudly served in the United States Navy. He loved his cars and motorcycles and would always lend a helping hand to anyone that needed it.  Willmar was also a hard working man. He loved his school bus family and also had a caring heart for animals, especially his late dog, Rebbe.

Willmar is survived by his daughter, Theresa Neese; grandchildren, David Neese and Sarah Smith (Charles) and great-grandchildren, Kylee MacDonald, Allison Smith and Madeline Smith. He was predeceased by his brother, Henry.

All services are private.  Arrangements are under the direction of Michael R. Goodlander, Otto Redanz Funeral Home.  Share condolences at

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