Warren Neudorff, passed away at his residence in Rose Glen Manor in Wilkesboro, North Carolina, on October 31, 2017, from congestive heart failure with his loving family at his side.
Warren was born on February 29, 1944, in Marshalltown, Iowa, to Harold and Margaret Neudorff. Through his early years his birthday resulted in him being a bit of a local celebrity due to his leap year birthday. He lived in Marshalltown until moving to Sioux Falls in 1958. He graduated from Washington High School in Sioux Falls in 1963. During high school he met his first wife Jean (Bennett), married and celebrated the birth of his oldest son, Rick, that same year and moved to Bethany, Oklahoma, in 1965. Their youngest son Troy was born in 1966.
Warren progressed through the ranks of a highly competitive IT career and as result the family moved multiple times. Warren divorced and moved to Gaithersburg, Maryland, where he met his second wife Carmen (Molini) in 1982. They soon moved to Kansas as Warren began a new career as Senior IT Director with the State of Kansas. During his years in Kansas, Warren and his wife Carmen began a lucrative side business of producing homemade salsa which was famous around the state as they sold the product at many farmer’s markets on the weekends.
Warren and Carmen moved to Winston-Salem, North Carolina in 2001. Warren began retirement and maintained a handy man business for several years. Warren and Carmen divorced in 2015 and Warren lived with his son Rick and his daughter-in-law Kimberly in Winston-Salem. Early in 2017, Warren moved into assisted living at Rose Glen Manor in Wilkesboro. As his heart disease progressed he received wonderful professional care and attention from the nurses and staff at the facility.
Warren Neudorff was preceded in death by both his parents and his sisters, Carole (Christersen) and Sharon (Elder).
He is survived by his sister Margot (Schmid), of Omaha, NE; his son, Rick and his wife Kimberly, of Wilkesboro, N.C.; his son, Troy, of Hot Springs AR; grandchildren: Robert and Elizabeth, of Wilkesboro, N.C.; great-grandson, Jace (Neudorff), of Wilkesboro, N.C.
His cremation was handled by Miller Funeral Service in North Wilkesboro. No services were held. His family will spread his ashes in accordance to his wishes in his birthplace of Marshalltown, Iowa, in the spring of 2018.