Lambert L. “Kliner” Boegel


Lambert L. “Kliner” Boegel, 77, of King, formerly of West Bend, passed away Saturday, April 25, 2009, at Wisconsin Veterans Home in King.

Kliner was born on July 1, 1931, to Oscar and Lucy (nee Wietor) Boegel in the town of Wayne. He was a local business owner in West Bend for many years and a member of Fohl-Martin Post 483. He served his country as a proud member of the Marines in Korea. An avid sports fan, he supported many local sports teams including softball, baseball, golf and bowling. He served as a secretary for the Washington County Tavern League as well as the Tavern League of the State of Wisconsin. Kliner supported numerous different charities both locally and nationally.

Kliner is survived by his former spouse, Marlene Boegel; children, Shelley Stoffel, Lorrie (Brad) Shirley, Sherry Lentz, Brian (Caryn) and Amy Jo (Mark) Gassner. He is further survived by his grandchildren, Kyle and Wade Baier, Austin Shirley, Sean and Shannon Lentz, Emily Wuest, Hannah and Natalie Boegel and Bennett and Bronte Gassner; siblings Bill (Barb) Boegel, John (Rita) Boegel, Jim Boegel, Kathy Boegel, Mary Ann (Art) Luedtke, Rita Boegel, Lucy “Mitzi” (Tom) Bartelt, Joanie (Rob) Struebing, Margaret “Margie” (Lee) Meyer; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.  He is preceded in death by his parents; brother, Norman “Red,” and sister-in-law, Nancy.

A funeral service will be on Thursday, April 30, 2009, at 7 p.m. at the Phillip Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Jeffrey Haines officiating.  Interment of ashes will take place at King Veterans Cemetery. Visitation will be at the funeral home on Thursday, April 30, 2009, from 4 p.m. until time of service. Memorials are appreciated.

The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family.