Funeral services will be held for Richard Kraeblen of Mequon at 2 p.m. on March 10 at Trinity Lutheran Church (N60 W6047 Columbia Road) in Cedarburg. Richard passed away peacefully at the age of 85 on Tuesday, March 6, at the Lasata Care Center. Visitation will be held at the church on Saturday, from noon until the time of service. Interment will take place at Zur Ruhe Cemetery. Mueller Funeral Home in Cedarburg assisted the family with arrangements.
Richard was born in Milwaukee on Oct. 9, 1921 to the late William and Elsie (nee Schmidt) Krablen. On Oct. 9, 1943, he married Marie (nee Reblin) at Trinity Lutheran Church in Cedarburg. Richard was a graduate of Cedarburg High School, longtime active member of Trinity Lutheran Church and retired from American Motors in 1983.
Richard is survived by his wife Marie of Mequon; children Ellen (Lauri) Makela of Mequon, Susan Kraeblen of Milwaukee, Vicki (James) Chossek of Milwaukee and Jeffrey (Katherine) Kraeblen of Mequon; grandchildren Benjamin (Wendy) Chossek, Brian Chossek, Michael Imbruglia and Matthew Imbruglia; and great-grandchildren Abigail and Sydney Chossek. He is further survived by other relatives and friends.
In lieu of flowers, memorials to Trinity Lutheran Church in Cedarburg or the Wisconsin Parkinson Association are appreciated.