Neal R. Jenkin, 82, of rural Brandon, died Tuesday, March 15, 2016 at St. Agnes Hospital in Fond du Lac.
Neal was born April 25, 1933 in Waushara County the son of William and Nellie McCoy Jenkin. Neal was a graduate of Waupun High School and attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison. On December 17, 1955 he married Jacquie Swisher in Waupun. Following their marriage Neal was employed by Green Giant Co. in Ripon for 13 years. He then began his farming career where he raised livestock and cash cropped until his retirement. Neal enjoyed the outdoors, his beagles, reading, horses, and thoroughbred horse racing. Neal was a member of Wisconsin Beagles Club, a Director of Equity Co-Op in Ripon, and was a member of the NRA. He loved his family very much.
Neal is survived by his wife, Jacquie of Brandon; children: Deborah (Ricardo) Blanc of Geneva, Switzerland, Dr. Brenda Jenkin of Sun Prairie, Bret (Suzanne) Jenkin of Sun Prairie, Nathan (Vanessa) Jenkin of Cincinnati, OH, and Frank (Tracie) Jenkin of Brandon; five grandchildren: Jeremy (Kristen) Sandgren, Hannah Sandgren, Marta Sandgren, Claire Jenkin, and Lauren Jenkin; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law: Pat and John Giebink, William and Kay Keepers, Bette and Don Fischer, and Mike and Laurenda Swisher.
Neal was preceded in death by a brother, Gordon Jenkin and his wife, Janet; and a sister, Joyce Wilke and her husband, Charles.
Friends and relatives may call on the family at the funeral home from 1 p.m. until the time of service.
Funeral services for Neal Jenkin will be held Friday, March 18, 2016 at 2 p.m. at Werner-Harmsen Funeral Home in Waupun.
Burial will follow at Forest Mound Cemetery in Waupun.