William C. Neubauer Of Carmel, IN
passed away on October 4, 2012 after a well-lived life of 93 years. He was born on July 6, 1919 in Bridgeport CT, the only child of parents, William and Cornelia Neubauer.
Neubauer attended Bordentown Military Institute and
in 1940, completed his undergraduate studies at Rutgers University. He was a Second Lieutenant on active duty in the US
Army Signal Corps at the start of the Second World War. During the conflict, he
served in combat and support roles in the Pacific Theatre of Operations. While
in Australia, he met and married the late Grace Vivian Neubauer, his beloved wife of 42 years. After the war, Bill
attended the Army
Command General Staff College and earned a Masters of Business Administration
degree from Harvard
University. During his Army career, he served in a variety of command
assignments in the US, Europe and Asia for which he was awarded the Legion of Merit and
numerous citations, commendations and medals. He was a member of the US Armed
Forces Joint Chiefs of Staff. Bill retired to northern California after his 26-year military career and worked for 14
additional years in the emerging semiconductor industry that developed into
what has become Silicon Valley.
is survived by sons, Lt. Col. (ret.) William C. Neubauer,
Jr. (Jane) and Blake Lee Neubauer (Carolyn);
grandchildren, William C. Neubauer, III (Akino), Emily Lytle-Painter (Scott), Mathew Lytle, Christopher Neubauer, Madeline Lytle and Lydia Neubauer;
and great-grandchildren, William C. Neubauer, IV and Kazohiro Neubauer. He was blessed
to share the past 24 years with his friend and companion, Deborah Hoffmann,
traveling the world to many interesting places.
family and friends remember Bill Neubauer as a kind,
outgoing man with a wealth of stories from his many life experiences. While he
enjoyed playing golf and traveling, his greatest pleasure was spending time in
the company of his family who loved him and of whom he was most proud.
family would like to thank the staffs of HCR Manor Care at Summer Trace and IU Health for their care and attention
to his needs.
services will be held at Arlington National Cemetery on a future date.
may be offered at: http://www.feeneyhornakkeystone.com
Published in the The
Indianapolis Star on October 6, 2012
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