Chris Neuheisel, 40, of Mount Vernon died, Saturday, July 18, 2020 at Douglas County Memorial Hospital in Armour, SD. Funeral services will be 10:30 AM Friday, July 24, at Bittner Funeral Chapel in Mitchell. Burial will be in Mount Vernon Cemetery in Mount Vernon. Visitation will be from 5-7:00 PM Thursday at Bittner Funeral Chapel.
Chris Allen Neuheisel was born in Wessington Springs, SD to Douglas Schmidt and Jolene (Neuheisel) Johnson. He graduated from Mt. Vernon High School in 1998 and then graduated from Wyoming Tech with a Diesel Mechanic degree in 1999.
Chris worked hard his whole life. His most recent occupation was a truck driver/mechanic for Hohn & Son Trucking. Chris fulfilled his dream of owning a shop and when he was not working you could usually find him out there working on a mower or a square body. Chris lived life to the fullest. He would help anyone if he was able. Living in Mt. Vernon, the community he grew up in, was an honor for Chris and he did all he could to show how proud he was to be there. Chris also loved deeply. He was not afraid to tell you how he felt or what he thought. At the end of the day though, you knew you could always count on him.
Chris married Ariel Nicholson and was blessed with Myles, Ashlynn, and Haylee. In 2016 he married Amber Wulf and was blessed with Breanna and Brentley. Family to Chris was very important. He was proud and loved all of his kids. He is survived by his loving wife Amber of Mt. Vernon, his children Myles, Ashlynn, Breanna, Haylee, and Brentley. His mother Jolene Johnson of Mt. Vernon. His in-laws Randy and Flora Tieszen and Kenneth Wulf all of Mitchell. His siblings Jesse (Sarah) Johnson of Madison, Jenilee (Kory) Kludt of Sioux Falls, Zachary Johnson of Piedmont, Dillon Johnson of Mt. Vernon. His brothers-in-law Aaron (Robin) Wulf of Monticello, MN, and Tyler (Ashley) Wulf of Harrisburg. His grandparents Marie Doering, Robert and Mary Johnson, and Muriel (Mike) Schmidt all of Mitchell, and Clazina Van Wyhe of Brandon. His many Aunts, Uncles, cousins, nieces, and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father, step-father Mike Johnson. His grandparents Henry Neuheisel, Floyd Doreing, Albert Schmidt, Henry Van Wyhe, Vern, and Fran Wulf. One Uncle, One Aunt, and two cousins.