Cornelius J. "Neil" Seng, 98, Dubois

Cornelius J. "Neil" Seng, age 98, of Dubois, Indiana, passed away at 11:57 a.m. on Saturday, October 3, 2020, in the Timbers of Jasper, Indiana.

Neil was born in Dubois, Indiana, on December 7, 1921, to John and Anna (Fromme) Seng.

He was a United States Army Veteran, serving during WWII and was a recipient of the National Defense Ribbon.

He previously was a timber cutter, and retired from Jasper Corporation, where he had been a night watchman.

He was a member of St. Isidore Parish - St. Raphael's Catholic Church in Dubois, Indiana, and the V.F.W. Post #673.

He enjoyed playing cards, especially, Cinch and Gin Rummy, hunting turtles, fishing, squirrel hunting, and gardening.

Surviving are 29 nieces and nephews.

Preceding him in death are three sisters, Ruth Merkel, Mary Margaret Linne, and Sr. Cuthbert, O.S.B., four brothers, Sylvester "Colie", Matthew, Urban, and Linus Seng, two nieces, Jacqueline Seng and Mary Beth Fawks, and one nephew, Walter "Wally" Linne.

A Mass of Christian Burial for Cornelius J. "Neil" Seng will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, October 7, 2020, in St. Raphael's Catholic Church in Dubois, Indiana, with burial to follow in the church cemetery. The V.F.W. Post #673 will conduct military grave site rights.

A visitation will be held from 9:00 a.m. until the 11:00 a.m. service time at the church on Wednesday. Masks and social distancing will be required.

Memorial contributions to the St. Isidore Parish or to a favorite charity.

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