Neupert, Carl obit sone of August Punzel-Neupert
2—IcmMville Dcdly Gos«tt* Thursday, Moy 23,1968 Dr. Carl Neupert Dies: Fomerly of Janesville MADISON-Dr. Carl N. Keupert, 70, of Madison, a former physician in Janeivillt and Wisconsin's chief health officer from 1943 until he retired in 1985, died last night in a Madison hospital. He joined the State Board of Health in 1936 as supervisor of local health services. Dr. Neupert was honored by the state medical society in m"* for his services to the state. Dr. Neupert succeeded Dr. Cornelius A. Harper to be> come the state's fourth stat* health officer. Upon his retirement June 1, 1965, he was succeeded by Dr. E. H. Jorris. his assistant at the time. He practiced in Janesville for several years as a pedii- trician. Mrs. Neupert was a city nurse in Janesville for several years, resigning June 15, 1936. During their residence here both were active in local civic affairs. Dr. Neupert served as president of the Lions Club, secretary of Mercy Hospital staff and secretary of the Roclc County Medical Society. He appeared often in health addresses over WCLO. He was a native of London, Wis., and a veteran of World War I, serving with the Navy. He toolc premedical training at Stout Institute and the University of Wisconsin, and received his medical degree from the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Mo. In 1953 Dr. Neupert was appointed by Secretary of State John Foster Dulles as a delegate to the sixth World Health Assembly in Geneva, Switrer land. In 1965 the State Medical DR. CARL NEUPERT Society awarded Dr. Neupert its Council Award, the lOci- ety't highest honor. That year the State Senate passed a joint resolution honoring Dr. Neupert for his 29 years of service to Wisconsin. After retiring he became di rector of the Division of Preventive Medicine with the State Board of Health. Last year he was elected to the board of directors of Fairhaven, a Whitewater retirement home for the elderly operated by the United Church of Christ. Survivors include his wife, Melba; two sons, John, at home, and David, Milwaukee; two grandchildren; three brothers, John W., Monona Village, and Paul and Lawrence, both of Cambridge. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Frautschi Funeral Home, Madison.