Larry Flint, 73
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
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