Cecil D. Neff, age 78 of Monroe, passed away on Wednesday, September 23, 2020 at Taylor House in Des Moines. Memorial services will be held on Sunday, September 27, 2020 at 2:00 pm at Monroe City Park. Burial will be held at Silent CIty Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to the Monroe Presbyterian Church or the Monroe Fire Department and condolences may be left for the family at www.coburnfuneralhomes.com
The son of Floyd E and Mary E. (Shore) Neff, Cecil was born on October 11, 1941 in Fairmount, Iowa. He graduated from Monroe High School in 1960. On March 9, 1962, he was united in marriage to Judy Hulleman at the Monroe United Methodist Church. Cecil worked at Anderson/Erickson Dairy for 36 years retiring in 2000. He also worked for Kane Salvage, Neff Construction, Don Hewitt, Harry Harper and Vander Ploeg Motors. Following his retirement he worked for Denny Gardner, Cecil was a member of the Monroe Presbyterian Church, Monroe Fire Department Gateway Recreation and the International Brotherhood Teamsters. He enjoyed golfing and fishing.
Those left to honor his memory include his wife, Judy; two sons, Roger Neff and Scott Neff; four grandchildren, Monica Neff, Nick Neff, Michael Neff and Brandon Neff; three brothers, Francis (Violet Neff, Dwight (Karen) Neff and Kenny (Dawn) Neff; two brothers-in-law, Dave Clark and Harold (Linda) Hulleman as well as many nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews and many friends. Preceding Cecil in death were his parents, sister, Joann Clark and brother and sister in law, Bob and Wanda Neff.
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Dear Judy and family, I am so sorry for the loss of your dear husband. I am praying for you! Love from Jan Miller
Cecil, you always treated me with fairness during my 6 years with Monroe Fire and for that I will always be grateful. I also enjoyed listening to you sing at the legion.
Rest well, you have earned it.
My condolences and prayers to the family, especially my friend, Nick Neff.
Thinking of Judy and family. I worked with Cecil at AE for years. A really nice guy. Jim Masear.
Frances & Violet,
So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you!
Judy (Burris) Ellis & family
Judy, so sorry. Cecil gave much to many and will be very missed in Monroe. He was one of the good ones to be remembered!
I'm sorry to see the loss of your father. You're in my thoughts.
So sorry you have passed. I enjoyed dancing with you at the firemens ball and had a good time at chrystle house for karoke. Gonna miss you buddy. 😢❤
Never was there a more patient teacher. I learned so much from the Neff boys. Thank you.
Cecil was a nice guy all the way around. a good friend. Our thoughts and prayers are with you Judy and the family.
Ceil...Memories will always stay in the heart
What if you are no more a part
Things will also change with time
But our bond will stay prime
I am so going to miss you
A loving farewell wish to you! U one of kind Man
U & Mom be up there laughy & Crying having blast
My thoughts and prayers are with you Judy, Roger, Scott and family. So saddened for your loss.
My sincere condolences to you Judy, and the entire Neff family.. Always enjoyed seeing and chatting
With you and Cecil when in Monroe. Usually saw Cecil uptown with a group of friends.
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