Gregory B. Klemm
Gregory B. Kelmm, age 59 of Wauzeka, passed away on Monday August 27, 2012 at the Boscobel Area Health Care in Boscobel. He was born on August 27, 1952 in Clear Lake South Dakota. He was the only child of Harry and Viola (Schmahl) Klemm. He was baptized and confirmed in the Trinity Lutheran Church in Clear Lake South Dakota. He graduated from high school, and grew to adulthood there. He attended the University of Wisconsin of LaCrosse. He worked in Social Services in Crawford County Wisconsin, until recently when his health required his retirement.
He was united in marriage to Linda Lund on September 24, 1994 in Wauzeka Wisconsin. She preceded him in death.
Though Greg was born with Muscular Dystrophy, he chose to live life as close to normal as possible. He kept knowledge of his affliction to himself and close family, not letting it describe him, until his condition worsened. Instead you met a big man with a big voice. Greg was an avid sportsman. Even with his limitations, he spent hours fishing and hunting. He enjoyed gardening, and liked learning about, and trying different ways to grow vegetables. He was an excellent cook. He loved his family especially his daughter Shelby, who he considered the light of his life.
Waiting for him with open arms are those who preceded him in death, his parents, grandparents, and infant daughter, and many aunts,uncles and cousins.
He is survived by his daughter Shelby Klemm of Wauzeka. A step daughter Megan Lund of Norwood N.J. Special Aunt and Uncle Adina & Dale Holt of Clear Lake South Dakota. Uncles Robert (Cordula) Klemm and Bill White of Olympia Wa., Aunts Deloris Schmahl, Bernice Seward, Elaine Schmahl all of Clear Lake South Dakota. Phyllis Thompson, Winfred South Dakota, Margaret Schmahl of Madison Lake Mn. and Marie Schmahl of Hammond Wisconsin along with numerous cousins.
A memorial Service will be held at a later date. The Kendall Funeral Service of Boscobel is assisting the family. On line condolence can be sent to www.kendallfuneralservice.com
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