Eugene S. Newland, 101, of La Crosse, passed away on September 18, 2020, at his home, surrounded by family.
Eugene was born on January 11, 1919, in Hammond, IN, to Byron G. and Rosa May (Johnson) Newland.
In 1937, he married Sophie Newland, who preceded him in death on September 22, 1981. On June 5, 1982 in La Porte, he married Mary Newland who also preceded him in death. Surviving Eugene are his children, Donald (Kathy) Newland of La Porte, Indiana, Donna (Carney) Butler of La Crosse, Indiana, and Charlotte (William) Miller of Blair, Wisconsin; 19 grandchildren; 49 great-grandchildren; 47 great, great-grandchildren; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Eugene was preceded by his parents; wives; 2 grandchildren, Dan Butler and Ruth Sternitzke; 2 brothers, Orville and Garland Newland; and sister, Vivian Brettin.
Eugene worked as a machinist at The Kingsbury Ordinance Plant, Allis Chalmers, and Screw Machine.
Eugene was a member of the Masonic Lodge. He loved singing at church.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 12 p.m. on Monday, September 21, 2020 at Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center with Pastor Randy Schrock officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Grove Cemetery.
A time of visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the time of the service on Monday at the funeral home.
Memorial donations may be made to the La Crosse United Methodist Church, 11 N. Indiana Avenue, La Crosse, IN 46348.
Condolences may be shared with the family on www.cutlercares.com.