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
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.
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.