Neil W. Posusta, age 57, of rural Glencoe, Minnesota, passed away on Thursday, January 28, 2021, at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Memorial Service will be held on Wednesday, February 3, 2021, at 11:00 A.M. at Dobratz-Hantge Funeral Chapel in Hutchinson.
Gathering of Family and Friends will be held one hour prior to the service at the funeral chapel.
Masks are required and social distancing guidelines will be followed.
Neil Wilfred Posusta was born on November 4, 1963, in Hutchinson, Minnesota. He was the son of LeRoy A. and Rita M. (Stewart) Posusta. Neil was baptized as an infant and later confirmed in his faith as a youth, both at St. Anastasia Catholic Church in Hutchinson. He received his education in Hutchinson and was a graduate with the Hutchinson High School class of 1982.
Neil often worked with his father, LeRoy, at the salvage yard in rural Silver Lake, Minnesota. He has also been employed with NordicTrack in Glencoe, Minnesota and at Tyes Metal Finishing in Hutchinson, Minnesota.
In Neil’s early years he loved kicking butt in Demolition Derby’s at the McLeod County Fair, riding his Harley, and working on his truck and his many cars. He was always the best Uncle to all of his nieces and nephew. He also loved visiting with whomever stopped by the shop with a beer and smart story. At night you could find him watching TV, especially the Wheel of Fortune staring “Vanna White”. He also enjoyed mowing the lawn, tinkering on projects, or just hanging out in the shop with whatever pet he had at the time.
Neil passed away on Thursday, January 28, 2021, at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis, Minnesota, at the age of 57 years. Blessed be his memory.
Neil is survived by his:
Mother, Rita Nelson of Darwin, MN;
Father, LeRoy Posusta and his wife, Paulette, of Silver Lake, MN;
Siblings, Allen Posusta and his wife, Jeannie, Myron Posusta, Brenda Posusta, Melissa Posusta and her fiancé, Chad Henke, Crystal Posusta, Ashley Ostlie and her husband Alex, Cherise Hansen;
Aunt, Mary Ardolf and her husband, Charles;
Uncle, Otto Stewart;
Many nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.
Neil is preceded in death by his Brother, Corey Posusta; Stepfather, George Nelson; Aunt, Patsy Stewart; Grandparents, Wilfred and Florence Posusta, Lillian and Joe Roeske.