Earl A. Kleeman, age 93 of Delavan Wi., passed away Wednesday November 2, 2011 at his home in Ridgestone Village in Delavan, Wi. He was born November 12, 1917 in Chicago Il., the son of Paul and Lillian (Sterniski) Kleeman. He married Gertrude Knapp in Chicago in 1941 and she prededed him on April 14, 2005. Earl was employed as a mechanic at Sta-Rite Industries in Delavan for many years. He then became self-employed as a local boat and auto mechanic 'extraordinaire'. He was a U.S. Army Verteran serving during WW11 participating with the 'Red Ball Express'.
He is survived by his daughter Mary Kleeman of Eugene Or.; his granddaughters, Michelle Crisanti of Eugene Or, Kimberly (Richard) Hitchcock of Genesee Depot Wi. and Robyn (David) Skwarczek of L.A. Ca. Also surviving are 7 great-grandchildren. He is preceded by his parents, wife Gertrude, 2 brothers and 1 sister.
Memorial services will be 11:00am Saturday, November 19, 2011 at Roselawn Memory Gardens in Lake Geneva, Wi. with full military honors conducted by Delavan Legion Post 95. MONROE FUNERAL HOME in Delavan, Wi. is assisting the family. Visit us at monroefh.com