Lillian M. Kletzine, 89

Lillian M. Kletzine (nee Braun) went peacefully home to Jesus on Tuesday, Sept. 29, at the Beechwood Rest Home, surrounded by her family. She was born Nov. 2, 1925, in the town of Wayne to Walter and Erma (nee Brockman) Braun and married Wilbert Kletzine on Nov. 14, 1942. Wilbert preceded her in death.

Lillian enjoyed word searches and flowers. She loved visiting and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Her faith was an inspiration to her family and all who knew her.

Lillian is survived by her three children, Jim (Maryann) Kletzine, Diane (Dale) Miske and Donna (Chuck) Lepak; seven grandchildren, Laurie (Brian) Andrews, Lisa (Rick) Carey, Mike (Tina) Lepak, Bob (Kendra) Lepak, Jeff (Kirsten) Kletzine, Steve (special friend Penny) Kletzine and Mike Kletzine; 13 great-grandchildren, Tyler Andrews, Hannah Andrews, Paige Carey, Trent Carey, Cayla Lepak, Chris Lepak, Carleigh Lepak, Jarod Lepak, Gabriel Lepak, Logan Lepak, Kambell Kletzine, Josie Kletzine and Kolbi Kletzine; and other relatives and friends.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Walter and Erma Braun; her husband, Wilbert; and her son, Wilbert Jr.

Funeral services will be held 4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015, at Pilgrim Evangelical Lutheran Church in West Bend with the Rev. Joseph Fisher officiating. Burial will be 10 a.m. Friday in Lutheran Memorial Cemetery in Kewaskum. The family will greet visitors Thursday at the church only from 2-3:45 p.m. In lieu of flowers memorials to Pilgrim Evangelical Lutheran Church are appreciated.

We would like to extend a special and heartfelt thank you to the nurses, staff and residents at Beechwood Rest Home for the wonderful care and love given to Lillian.

The Schmidt Funeral Home in West Bend is serving the family. Online guestbook and condolences are available at