Helen L. Kletti

Helen L. Kletti, (nee Arterburn), 95, of Slinger, passed away Friday, Dec. 23, 2005 at the Hartford Health Care Center in Hartford.

She was born on Sept. 29, 1910 in Big Rapids, Mich., and at a young age moved with her family to Slinger.

She graduated from Slinger High School in the class of 1929 and started working at the former Carbon Engineering Co. in Slinger as a bookkeeper.

On May 9, 1935 Helen was united in marriage to Norman Kletti in Slinger. Helen ran the home while Norman operated Klettiís Garage. He preceded her in death on April 14, 1996.

Helen was a member of St. Johnís United Church of Christ in Slinger and active in the Womenís Fellowship at church. She was an avid sheepshead player, candy maker, and enjoyed knitting for many families in Slinger.

She is survived by a son Ronald (Mary) Kletti of Slinger; a grandson Kurtis Norman Kletti; other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Marion Wagner; and two brothers, Harry and James.

Funeral services to honor Helenís life will be held on Tuesday at 7 p.m. at St. Johnís United Church of Christ, Slinger, 520 W. Washington St. Rev. John Tschudy will officiate.

Visitation will be Tuesday at the church only from 4 p.m. until the time of service. Cremation will follow at Myrhum-Patten Funeral & Cremation Service, West Bend, and burial of her cremated remains will be in Union Cemetery in Slinger.

Memorials to St. Johnís United Church of Christ would be appreciated by the family.

Online condolences and guest book may be found at www.myrhum-patten.com.