Stanley G. Klos, 79|
G. Klos, 79, of West Bend, passed away Friday May 24, 2013, at The Kathy
Hospice in the town of Polk. He was born on July 19, 1933, in Belgium to
the late Nicholas and Catherine (nee Schueller) Klos. Stan graduated
from Port Washington High School in the class of 1951. He served
honorably in the U.S. Army from 1953-1955. On April 7, 1956, Stan was
united in marriage to Mary Anne Freese in Port Washington. In 1958 they
made their home in West Bend and Stan Started working for Adelman Dry
Cleaners in Milwaukee. He then spent many years working at Gessert’s
True Value Hardware Store in Menomonee Falls, retiring in 1994.
Stan was a member of St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church in West Bend,
and the Teamsters Local Union 344. Stan and Mary enjoyed boating and
traveling during the winter months in their motor home to Arizona and
Florida. Stan was an avid sports fan, especially Packer and Badger
Stan is survived by his wife, Mary of West Bend; three children, Mark
(Patrice) Klos of West Bend, Debra (Paul) Stoffel of West Bend, and
Scott (Laurie) Klos of Grafton; five grandchildren, Brandon (Emily) Klos,
Katrina (Christopher) Anderson, Shaina Stoffel, Megan Klos, and Jenna
Klos; a special great-granddaughter, Olivia Rose Anderson; two sisters,
Harriet Tholl, and Rita Goschey, both of Belgium; a brother-in-law, Jon
(Marilyn) Freese of Williamsburg, Va.; and other relatives and many
friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; parents-in-law; four
sisters, Elvira Hetzel, Lozelle Boesch, Alberta Carriveau, and Camilla
Hubing; three brothers, Norbert, Elroy, and Quintin; along with
brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews.
A Memorial Mass in remembrance of Stan will be held on Saturday, June 1
at 11 a.m., at St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church (1025 S. Seventh
Ave., West Bend). The Rev. Nathan Reesman will be the presider.
Visitation will be at the church Saturday, June 1 from 9:30 a.m. until
the time of Mass. Inurnment will be in Washington County Memorial Park,
Memorials to St. Frances Cabrini Church, The Kathy Hospice or the
American Cancer Society are appreciated by the family.
The family wishes to thank Dr. Herdrich, Dr. Kamaraju, Dr. Johnstone,
along with the nursing staff of St. Joseph’s Hospital and The Kathy
Hospice for the wonderful and loving care extended to Stan.
Myrhum ~ Patten Funeral & Cremation Service is assisting the family.
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