EL CAJON, Calif. - Gerald Thomas "Jerry" Neu was born to Bert and Catherine (Springman) Neu on July 7, 1934, in Madison, Wis. Jerry attended Blessed Sacrament Elementary School, West High School, and earned his BBA at the University of Wisconsin in 1957. He was a member of Alpha Delta Phi. In 1966, he was awarded his CPA certificate.
Jerry is survived by his wife, Lynn Claire (Le Mere) Neu; children, David Neu (Esperanza Martinez) and Julie Olson (Brian); granddaughters, Danielle and Alexandra Neu; sister, Joan Schimming; and brother, John P. Neu (Marilyn). He is predeceased by his parents, Bert and Catherine; and brothers, Dick, Don, Bob and Bill (aka Bro. Reginald, OP).
After their marriage on Aug. 19, 1977, Jerry and Lynn lived in Racine, Wis. They moved to El Cajon, Calif., in 1991.
Jerry died peacefully at La Vida Real in El Cajon, Calif., on Feb. 6, 2017, after a two-year battle with Lewy Body disease.
Donations can be made to Father Joes Villages (St. Vincent de Paul), 3350 East St., San Diego, CA 92102; The Catholic Community at UCSD, 4321 Eastgate Mall, San Diego, CA 92121; or Nine Girls Ask (for a cure for Ovarian Cancer), P.O. Box 212901, Chula Vista, CA 91921.