Kenneth ‘Ken’ Klink, 72


Kenneth “Ken” Klink, 72, of Rubicon, passed away Sunday, April 3, 2011, at his residence.

Ken was born June 22, 1938, in Hartford to Quirin and Ann (nee Roethle) Klink. Ken was united in marriage to Joan Becker on June 7, 1958, at St. Kilian Catholic Church, in Hartford.

Ken was a member of St. John Catholic Church in Rubicon. He enjoyed farming, hunting and golfing. His biggest pleasure in life was helping others. He would do anything for any one. He was also so generous with family and friends in borrowing out one of his “man toys.”

Ken is survived by his children, Kendra (Victor) Krohn of Iron Ridge, Cherri (Evan) Spaeth of Rubicon, Darcy (Steve) Margelofsky of Mayville and Paul (Kris) of Oconomowoc; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; five step-grandchildren; his mother in-law, Melania Becker; his brothers and sisters, Quirin (Monica) Klink of Horicon, Therese Carr of Hartford, Rosemary Grinwald of Rubicon, Dorthy (Joe) Becker of Stone Bank, Fr. Anthony Klink of Berlin and Joan Dais of Horicon; his sisters-in-law, Mary Klink of Rubicon and Betty Klink of West Bend. He is further survived by brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Ken was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Joan Klink; brothers, Jerome, Joe and Clarence Klink; sister, Anne (Edgar) Wolf and Marie Klink.
Mass of Christian burial for Ken will be held on Wednesday, April 6, at 7 p.m. at St. John Catholic Church in Rubicon with the Rev. Alois Van Beek and Fr. Tony Klink officiating. Visitation at the church on Wednesday from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Burial will be in old St. John Cemetery, Rubicon.

Memorials to St. John Catholic Church appreciated.

Shimon Funeral Home is assisting the family.