LeRoy C. Klug, 62


LeRoy C. Klug, 62, of Juneau, was called by the Lord to be reunited with his father and brother on Friday, Feb. 22, 2013, at Clearview Nursing Home.

He was born on March 18, 1950, in West Bend to LaVerne and Shirley (nee Faber) Klug. LeRoy attended Fair Park Elementary, St. John’s Ev. Lutheran School and West Bend High School, graduating in the class of 1968. He began working at Sentry Food as a stocker while in high school and worked his way up to being an assistant store manager. LeRoy eventually began servicing numerous Sentry Stores for Godfrey Foods until 1985, when he was involved in a car accident while on the job which resulted in his disability and retirement. For more than 20 years LeRoy has lived at and has been cared for at the Center for Comprehensive Services in Carbondale, Ill. He moved to Clearview Nursing Home, Juneau, in May of 2010.

Before his accident, LeRoy enjoyed playing cards, flag football, softball, bowling, watching “Wisconsin sports”: Brewers, Packers and the Bucks. He also loved seeing and spoiling his grandchildren.

LeRoy is survived by his daughter, Sandi (Brad) Peterson of Jackson; two grandchildren, Samantha and Landon; mother, Shirley Klug of West Bend; two sisters, Pam (Steve) Reinke of West Bend and Lori (Brent) Wrobel of West Bend; two brothers, Charlie (Sharon) Klug of West Bend and Tom (Marian) Klug of West Bend; special card playing friend, Eileen; nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, aunts, and uncles, cousins; and other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his father; LaVerne Klug; brother, David Klug; maternal grandparents, Milton and Mildred Faber; paternal grandparents, Charles and Evelyn Klug; nephew, Matthew Klug; and an infant niece at birth.

Funeral services in remembrance of LeRoy will be held on Saturday, March 2, at 11 a.m. at the Myrhum-Patten Funeral Home, 1315 W. Washington St., West Bend. The Rev. Mark Wenzel will officiate. Visitation will be at the funeral home on Saturday from 9 a.m. until the time of the service. Burial will follow in Washington County Memorial Park.

Memorials to St. John’s Ev. Lutheran Church Early Childhood Center are appreciated by the family.

Online condolences may be expressed at www. myrhum-patten.com.

The family would like to thank the staff at the Center for Comprehensive Services and Clearview Nursing Home for the love and care given over the years. They would also like to specially thank the Rev. Mark Wenzel of Beaver Dam for his pastoral care the past few years.