Captain Lewis Herman Neeb, USN (Ret), passed away and the family is going to honor him and our family in Spring Grove Cemetery Section 144 in Cincinnati, Ohio, on October 7, 2012, at 10:30AM. The cemetery calls the Neeb lot, “Captain Neeb’s Corner.” There are five generations of Neebs in this cemetery.
The monument shows an art deco rendering of a step sail diesel submarine, under power, surfacing from a gray ocean. The monument is laid out on compass heading 090, and the bow wave shows a one-third bell, speed 8 knots. Symbolism is important to Spring Grove Cemetery, and the Neeb Monument gives people passing by something to look at. The Monument has a base 16 feet wide, and it stands 8 feet tall.