Larson, Roger A.

Roger A. Larson, age 65, of Grafton, WI passed away Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at Azura Memory Care in Clinton, WI where he had recently resided.

He was born on March 16, 1953 in Crookston, MN to Victor and Shirley Brag Larson. In the late 1960’s, the family moved to Fredonia where Roger attended Ozaukee High School. He always enjoyed music and had a knack for electronics. He took a job at Sprague Electric in Grafton. There he met Linda Wegner of Grafton. They married on November 27, 1976. For many years, he called Saukville area his home.

Roger could play guitar by ear and enjoyed repairing almost anything electronic. He had worked at numerous repair shops in the Milwaukee and surrounding area. By night he ran the sound board for many bands such as the Eddie Butts Band and others. He shared the story of the most fun he had was working as a guitar and sound technician at Mandalay Bay Resort in Las Vegas.

Talking politics with Roger could get him going and he still kept his love of his childhood home team, the Minnesota Vikings.

He is survived by his wife Linda, His children Justin Larson of Cedar Grove and Shani (Brian) Guokas of Port Washington, also Tina (Ken) Katzer of Cape Coral, FL, Vicky Kratz-Matous of Hawaii.
3 grandchildren Alexander, Emmalynn and Madelyne Larson; 2 sisters Karen (Steve) Buss of Sun Prairie and Cindy (Tony) Blazek of Lodi and step sister Misti (Pat) Depies of Random Lake, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Roger is preceded by his parents Victor and Shirley Larson, his step-mom Cheryl Larson, 2 brothers David and Virgil Larson and his infant granddaughter Shirley Larson.

Family will receive relatives and friends to remember and celebrate Roger’s life on Saturday, March 2, 2019 from 1-3PM at the POOLE FUNERL HOME/Crematory, 203 N. Wisconsin Street, Port Washington, WI.

Memorials to the Ozaukee County Office on Aging, 121 W. Main Street, Port Washington, WI 53074 appreciated.

POOLE FUNERAL HOME/Crematory, Port Washington, WI assisting the family. Information and condolences available at www.poolefh.com or 262/284-4431.

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Underhill, Pauline M.

Pauline M. Underhill, 74, died February 19, 2019 at her West Bend, WI residence.

She was born May 12, 1944 in Sheboygan, WI to Norbert and Mary Felix Heiting. The family moved to Port Washington, WI when she was a child, where she attended local schools. While working at Globe Union Battery Plant in Milwaukee, WI she met Donald Underhill. They were married on December 21, 1974.

She worked various jobs before becoming the Director of Christian Formation at St. Francis Borgia Catholic Church in Cedarburg, WI. The couple lived in Cedarburg, WI and Port Washington, WI before retiring to Rhinelander, WI in 2000. Her husband Donald preceded her in death June 28, 2013.

Pauline was kind and thoughtful, helped out whenever she could, and after retiring served as a chaplain at the Rhinelander hospital. Pauline loved being “up North” and enjoyed nature, playing golf and biking. In late 2018 she moved to West Bend to be closer to family.

She is survived by her daughter Teresa (Kurt) Hanson of Portland, OR, her granddaughter Emily and her siblings John (JoAnne) Heiting of Columbia, SC, Mary Ann Cleary of West Bend, WI, Merin Heiting of Hartford, WI, Gerard Heiting of Milwaukee, WI and Marilyn (Dennis) Duffy of Elkhart Lake, WI. Further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

The Reverend Pat Heppe will celebrate a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:30AM, Monday, February 25, 2019 at Holy Angels Church, 138 N. 8th Ave., West Bend, WI 53095. Visitation from 9:30-11:30AM Monday prior to the service at church. Interment St. Mary’s Cemetery, Port Washington, WI.

POOLE FUNERAL HOME/Crematory, Port Washington, WI assisting the family. Information and condolences available at www.poolefh.com or 262/284-4431.

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Dugan, Berdine M.

Berdine M. Dugan, age 98 yrs, of Cedar Grove, WI; formerly of Milwaukee and the town of Port Washington, WI; peacefully passed away Thursday, February 7, 2019 at her daughters home.

She was born on April 5, 1920 in Canton, OH; daughter of Jacob and Lena Stephens Schlott.

On June 30, 1945 in Milwaukee, Berdine married Jack D. Dugan of Milwaukee. She and her husband raised their family in Milwaukee and Mequon.

For over 27 years she worked for Adelman Cleaners in Milwaukee. She also did alterations on the side, namely for Squires Shop in Grafton, Mequon Cleaners and Bayside Cleaners. She also did lots of sewing for her family and friends.

Throughout their lives Berdine and her husband enjoyed getting away and taking family vacations throughout the United States. She also loved flowers and enjoyed working outside in her flower garden as a hobby. In the summer months she and her mother enjoyed canning.

Her husband Jack preceded her in death on August 2, 1982. In the late 1990’s, Berdine moved north with her daughter Cindy and her family.

Berdine is survived by her children Roger Dugan of Horicon, Pam (Dwain) Ward of West Bend, Rick (Joann) Dugan of Phoenix, AZ and Cindy (John) Winnemuller of Cedar Grove; 6 grandchildren Terry Ward, Jodi (Chester Snuggs) Ward, Cory (Jacqui) Dugan, Shane (Ashley) Dugan, Jackie (Ryan) Damiano and John J. ”JJ” (Ashley) Winnemuller; 3 great-grandchildren Mysti, Brianna and Colton; her two brothers Mark (Dorothy ”Dottie”) Schlott of Wooster, OH and Howard Schlott of Canton, OH; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She is preceded in death by her husband Jack, her son Calvin Dugan, her sister Dolly Dorward and grandson Sean Dugan.

Funeral services 10:30AM, Monday, February 11, 2019 at Wisconsin Memorial Park – Family Center, 13235 W. Capitol Drive, Brookfield, WI.

POOLE FUNERAL HOME/Crematory, Port Washington, WI assisting the family. Information and condolences available at www.poolefh.com or 262/284-4431.

The family also would like to give sincere thanks and gratitude to Sandy Young and Heartland Hospice, especially Jamie, Miranda and Kathy for the compassionate care they gave our mom.

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Kleckner, Earl E.

Earl E. Kleckner, age 88, former owner and operator of Kleckner Fire Extinguisher Sales and Service of Waubeka, WI passed away Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at the Village Point Commons in Grafton where he had lived the past six weeks.

He was born on December 15, 1930 in the town of Belgium, WI; son of John and Catherine Schumacher Kleckner. In his youth, Earl worked at the C. Reiss Coal Company in Sheboygan, the Milwaukee yard for the Chicago Northwestern Railroad, built silos and Power Products in Grafton.

During the Korean War, Earl served as a Staff Sergeant in the Marines from October, 1951 until October 1953. He remained in the Reserves until 1959. During this time he married Mary Jane R. Wach, of Waubeka on February 23, 1952 at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in Fredonia.

For many years, Earl was a Machinist for Simplicity Manufacturing Company in Port Washington. He was a member of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers Local 1430. In 1972, Earl started his fire extinguisher business and continued its operation for over 30 years with the help of his wife Mary Jane.

He was a longtime parish member of St. Rose and an usher. He was past commander of the Warren-Kane American Legion Post 410 of Fredonia and member and officer of the Waubeka Fire Department.

Earl and Mary Jane valued time spent together up north. He enjoyed his travels around the state & USA continually adding to their clock & cookie jar collection. Earl was always working on something; even cuckoo clocks right to the end.

He is survived by his children Dennis (Peg) Kleckner of Sturgeon Bay, Colleen (the late David) Pflug of Green Bay, and Deb (Dale) Jacoby of Random Lake; 9 grandchildren Amanda Jannene, Nicole Martin, Samantha Brown, Jason, Justin, Kevin and Tom Kleckner, Josh Pflug and Nathan Jacoby, 4 great-grandchildren Michael, Kameron, Maevh and Sawyer, his sisters Lorraine (the late Donald) Large of Port Washington and Eleanor (the late Richard) Prom of Belgium.

Earl is preceded in death by his wife Mary Jane on April 1, 2016; his son Timothy, his brothers Henry Kleckner and Robert and his wife Myrtle Kleckner; his sisters Marie Kleckner and Rosemary and her husband Henry Petesch. From Mary Jane’s family, he is preceded by her two brothers and sister. Edward and his wife Agnes Wach, Aloys and his wife Armina Wach, Loretta and her husband Clarence Spies.

A Mass of Resurrection will be celebrated at 12 Noon Saturday, February 9, 2019 at Divine Savior Catholic Parish – St. Rose Chapel, 305 Fredonia Avenue, Fredonia, WI. Reverend Todd Budde will be the celebrant. Visitation will be held from 9-11:45AM Saturday AT CHURCH prior to Mass. Interment will take place at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Cemetery in Fredonia.

Memorials to the charity of givers choice appreciated.

POOLE FUNERAL HOME/Crematory, Port Washington, WI assisting the family. Information and condolences available at www.poolefh.com or 262/284-4431.

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