Kenneth C. Klatt

Born: Sun., Jul. 8, 1928
Died: Wed., Apr. 10, 2019


5:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Mon., Apr. 15, 2019
Location: Scheuermann-Hammer Funeral Home

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Tue., Apr. 16, 2019
Location: United Methodist Church

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Tue., Apr. 16, 2019
Location: United Methodist Church

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Kenneth Charles Klatt, 90, July 8, 1928 -  April 10, 2019

Kenneth Charles Klatt passed away peacefully, Wednesday morning, April 10, 2019 at Lakeview Hospital in Stillwater, MN.  Kenny was born on July 8, 1928 in Deer Park, Wisconsin, a son of Otto and Elsie Klatt and a brother to eleven siblings.

Kenny grew up in Clear Lake and graduated from Clear Lake Union Free High School in 1946. He spent most of his life working in the dairy and cheese industry.  Always being a “Milkman”.   Kenny began working at the Clear Lake Creamery in 1946.  This was followed by hauling milk in old fashioned milk cans during the 1950s and transitioned to bulk tank trucking thru 1978.  Kenny then worked for Stella Cheese until his retirement in 1990.  During this time, he also did roof repair as a side job. After retirement, you would likely find Kenny in his garage repairing small engines for friends. He continued to do this well into his 80s.  

His hobbies included playing baseball as a young man on the Town Team, bowling, fishing and hunting.   Kenny was a huge fan of the Wisconsin Badgers, Milwaukee Brewers and Green Bay Packers.  He is also well known as a Clear Lake area historian.  He had a phenomenal memory for people and events of his life in the Clear Lake area.  

Ken leaves to celebrate his memory: wife, Beverly Klatt, Clear Lake, WI; his children, Marilyn (Greg) Swanson, Amery, WI; Bobi J. “Barb” Goad, Clear Lake, WI; Joanne (Robert) Jackson, Amery, WI; John (Pamela) Klatt, Luck, WI; and Karl (Mary Jo) Klatt, Clayton, WI; his grandchildren, great- grandchildren and great-great- grandchildren, his siblings, Shirley (Tom) Higgins, Wendell (Jan) Klatt, Marlin Klatt, Arnie (Laurene) Klatt, and many other loving family and friends.

Kenny was preceded in death by his parents, Otto and Elsie, and siblings, Eileen Larson, Richard Klatt, Joanne Ploszay, Barbara Decker, Douglas Klatt, Duane Klatt, and Sharon Kuhl.

Funeral service and burial will be held on Tuesday, April 16th, 2019 at 11:00 A.M. at United Methodist Church in Clear Lake, WI.  Family and friends are invited to join the family for lunch and fellowship following the service.

Visitation will be held on Monday, April 15th, 2019 from 5:00-7:00 P.M.  at Scheuermann-Hammer Funeral Home in Clear Lake, WI and from 10:00 A.M. until the service begins on Tuesday at the church.  

Kenneth will be laid to rest at the Clear Lake Cemetery in
Clear Lake, WI.  Pallbearers will be Arnie Klatt, Lynn Gale, Tim Klatt, Doug Klatt, Jr., Mike Jensen and Mitchell Klatt.

The Scheuermann-Hammer Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements.

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