Herman Abram Neufeld, 1932-2017

Herman Abram Neufeld passed away at the young age of 84 on Jan. 26, 2017. He was born on Aug. 18, 1932.

Herman lived in the small city of Tehachapi, in Kern County, for approximately 22 years. On Jan. 21, he slipped on ice and broke his hip. He had surgery on Jan. 23. He had congenital vascular heart disease, and he seemed fine and in good spirits on Jan. 25. On Jan. 26, at approximately 1 a.m., Herman coded four times. Fortunately his daughter Tracy was able to make it to his bedside before his passing at approximately 4 a.m. He did not pass alone, nor cross alone.

Herman is survived by his children Kim Alexander, Randy Neufeld and Tracy Neufeld; grandchildren Michelle and Jacob Zwaff, Nicole Alexander, Rory and Colette Neufeld; great-grandchildren Phaizon and Mya Lewis; brother Wally; and his brother- and sister-in-laws, nieces, nephews, cousins, friends, and his beloved cats, Sweety and Mini, as well as so many others.

He touched the lives of so many and everyone he met.

He is and always will be loved and missed. Rest in peace, Herman.

Those we love don't go away

They walk beside us every day

Unseen, unheard, but always near,

Still loved, still missed, and very dear.

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