Alfred Karl Neugebauer
Alfred Karl Neugebauer, 88, of Traverse City, passed away peacefully on Monday, Nov. 25, 2019. "Al" was born on Oct. 3, 1931 in Grottkau, Germany. He was the eldest son of Hedwig and Alfred Neugebauer.
He is survived by Maxi, his wife of 51 years; his daughter, Karla Neugebauer (from a previous marriage to Nancy Durholz) and her husband, Jonathon Howard, who are both professors of biology at Yale University; his grandchildren, Olivia Howard and Peter Neugebauer. His siblings, all residing in Germany are Horst and his wife, Uschi Kampmann, Hans and partner, Ingrid, and his sister, Barbara; his brother and sister-in-law, Viktor and Alice Weyand, of Traverse City; and his dog, Mia.
There will be a funeral Mass for Al at St Michael's Church in Sutton's Bay on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019 at 11 a.m.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to Traverse Area Recreation and Transportation (TART) trails.TART Trails, Inc., PO Box 252, Traverse City, MI 49685 or at
Please visit Al's online tribute page at to share memories and view photographs of Al.
The family is being cared for by Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home and Cremation Services.
Published on December 1, 2019


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Pat Solem
Dec 03, 2019
Maxi Iam so sorry to hear of Al’s death. You have been a wonderful care giver, he was lucky to have such a loving wife. You have been through a really rough several years caring for him, I admire your strength & faith in God to help you through those tough times. Love & prayers to you & your family .