Larry Flint, 73

Mr. Larry Flint, of Northvue Court in Newburg, passed away at his home Friday evening, Dec. 30, 2011. He was 73 years old.

Larry was born in Pelan, Minn., on Dec. 13, 1938, son of Leonard and Elsie Bloomquist Flint. After his schooling, Larry served in the US Navy as a boilerman. On July 1, 1961 he was united in marriage with Rosemary Sauer at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Barton. Larry married Lynn Langer Kleinke at St. John's Lutheran Church in Port Washington on Nov. 3, 1984. The couple lived in Port and moved to Newburg in 1998. Mr. Flint worked for Trak International in Port Washington, retiring in 2000 as a manager in the robotic welding division. Larry was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church in Port Washington. His interests included golf, oil painting, hunting and fishing. He played many different types of guitars and had been in his family's band "The Country Kings", later "The Country Squires," playing local venues. Recently Larry had enjoyed going to "jams" in Saukville and Rubicon. At home he enjoyed vegetable gardening, spending time with his family and lavishing attention on his dogs, Yoho and Willie.

Larry is survived by his wife, Lynn, of Newburg, their five children: Wayne Flint of Saukville, Susan Schneider of Kewaskum, Cheryl (Curt) Hamlin of West Bend, Cherie Gibes of Port Washington and Scott Kleinke of Milwaukee. He is further survived by nine grandchildren: David, Victoria, Amanda, Nicole, Stefanie, Austin, Bryce, Morgan and Alysia, great-granddaughter Alana, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He is also survived by his first wife, Rosemary (Ray) Zimdars and close friend Kenny Knoll.

Larry was preceded in death by his parents, Leonard and Elsie, two brothers: Rudolph and Allen Flint, and one sister, Elaine Lofberg.

Funeral Services will be held at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 5, 2012, at St. John's Lutheran Church, 217 Freeman Drive, Port Washington. Rev. John Klieve will officiate. He will be interred the following day at Union Cemetery in Waubeka. The family will receive visitors at the church on Thursday from 3- 6 p.m. Military Rites will follow the service. Eernisse Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences can be left at www.eernissefuneralhome.com.