Gerald Klumb, 84
July 12, 1930 -- July 7, 2015

Gerald Klumb, age 84 of West Bend, passed away peacefully on July 7, 2015. He was born on July 12, 1930, to Edwin and Anna (nee Emmer) Klumb. Gerald met Betty (nee Degnitz) and later married on April 4, 1959. They were married 44 years and had three children, Tammy, Nancy and Gary.

Gerald graduated from West Bend High School and later joined the military. He was employed at Super Excavators until his retirement. He was a long-time member of the West Bend Moose Lodge 1398. Gerald was an avid Packer fan and enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. He will be especially missed by his grand dogs, Lucky, Bailey and Lucy.

Gerald is survived by his children, Tammy (Mark) Lord of Redmond, Washington, Nancy (Michael) Bujak of Richfield and Gary (Kelly) Klumb of West Bend. He was proud papa to his grandchildren, Sarah, Katie, Lauren, Anna and Sam. He is also survived by other relatives and friends.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Betty; his parents; and sister, Marian Sauer.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Francis Cabrini (1025 S. Seventh Ave., West Bend, WI) on Friday, July 10, 2015, at 4 p.m. with the Rev. Enrique Hernandez presiding. Visitation will be held at the church on Friday from 2-3:45 p.m. Burial will be on Saturday, July 11, 2015, at Washington County Memorial Park at 11:45 a.m.

A special thanks to The Kathy Hospice for all their care and support during this difficult time.

The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family: 262-338-2050 or online at