Terry L. Neal

Terry L. Neal, of White Lake, formerly of Laurium, MI, passed away peacefully and surrounded by friends and family, on November 20, 2023 at Aspirus Langlade Hospital at the age of 65.

Terry was born on July 22, 1958 in Antigo to the late William Neal and Jane (Pacer) Stewart.

Terry attended Michigan Tech and received a degree in forestry from St. Claire County Community College.

On July 28, 1979, he married his high school sweetheart, Wendy Horzewski, at Smokey Falls in the Menominee Reservation. The two built their life together in Laurium, Michigan where they shared a career in childcare. He had a special place in his heart for each child he cared for in the 28 years of being a childcare provider. Following retirement, Terry and Wendy settled in their hometown of White Lake.

Terry loved the quietness of the outdoors and hunting and fishing.

In addition to his wife, Terry is survived by daughters Jennifer (Chuck) Dura of West Bend, WI and Anna Neal (Mike Mallette) of Parrish, FL, sisters Kathy Fyre of Dubuque, IA and Cindy Neal of Lake Linden, MI, his precious grandchildren Caiden, Breylin, Skye, Bodhi, and Esme, special friend Mike West and family as well as many other family members and friends.

In addition to his parents, Terry was preceded in death by a sister, nephew, and 3 brothers-in-law.

In accordance with his wishes, no services will be held. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Terry’s family for a memorial to be established in his name.

Strasser-Roller Funeral Home is assisting the family. Friends may visit online at strasserrollerfuneralhome.com