Elmer A. Klug, 87

Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012 at 2 p.m.

at Trinity Ev. Lutheran Church – Freistadt, 10729 W. Freistadt Road, Mequon, for Elmer A. Klug, age 87 years, of Freistadt who died on Nov. 17, 2012 at Lasata Care Center. Visitation will be held at church on Wednesday from noon until 1:45 p.m. Burial will follow the service in the church cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Trinity Ev. Lutheran Church – Freistadt or Alzheimer’s Association appreciated. For online condolences, please visit www.muellerfuneralhome.com.

Elmer was born on April 11, 1925 in Freistadt to the late Reinhold and Hilda (nee Schmeling) Klug. Elmer’s family was one of the original settlers in Freistadt back in 1839. Elmer’s great- grandfather founded the dairy farm, which is still operated today by the fifth generation. Elmer was united in marriage to Glenrose (nee Heckendorf) on Aug. 13, 1949 at Trinity Ev. Lutheran Church
Freistadt and they were blessed with four children. He was a lifelong dairy farmer.

Elmer is survived by his wife of 63 years, Glenrose, children; Steven (Deborah), Thomas (Diane), Susan (Charles) Kurtz and James (Loretto) Klug, grandchildren; Kristin (Jason Stroebel) Klug, Lindsey (fiance’ Rick Goetsch) Klug, Daniel (Tracie) Klug, Melissa Klug, Travis (Heather) Klug, Jennifer Kurtz, Andrew Kurtz, Kevin, Brian, Jamie and Shelbie Klug, great-grandchildren; Reese, Lanie, Dustin and the future Eli Klug. He is further survived by other relatives and friends. Elmer is preceded in death by his grandson; Jeff Klug and his sister Rosie (the late Werner) Dobberfuhl.

The family would like to extend special thank yous to Dr. Daniel Jablonski, Lasata Care Center nurses and staff on 2West and Heartland Hospice.