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John Klippel

Born: Tue., Mar. 5, 1929
Died: Sat., Nov. 9, 2013


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   John Klippel, 84, of Random Lake, passed away suddenly on Saturday, November 9, 2013, at Columbia St. Mary's in Milwaukee.

   He was born on March 5, 1929, in Hungary, the son of the late Peter and Maria (Koch) Klippel, and on November 13, 1954, he was united in marriage to Elfriede "Frieda" Knapke in Milwaukee. Elfriede preceded John in death on November 25, 1993.

  John and Frieda owned and operated John's Country Inn in Silver Creek for 18 years. He was also a carpenter building many homes in the Random Lake area.

   Those John leaves behind to cherish his memory include three children, Monica (Art Marquardt) Klippel and Doris (Gary) Schladweiler both of Kewaskum and Ronald (Theresa) Klippel of Random Lake; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren, other relatives and friends.

   In honor of John's wishes, private family services will be held.

   The Miller Funeral Home in Kewaskum has been entrusted with John's arrangements.

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Pam and Brian Hall
   Posted Mon November 11, 2013
Those we love we never lose,
For always they will be,
Loved, remembered, treasured,
Always in our memory and in our hearts.

Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this time - our sincere condolences,

Pam & Brian

Ralph and Sandy Jung
   Posted Mon November 11, 2013
To the Klippel Family, we are sorry for your loss-we will miss John he was a good friend and past neighbor,he will be happy to see Freida.



Syl & Mona Watry
   Posted Tue November 12, 2013
Monica,Doris ,Ron & Families,
John and Freida were great friends, we enjoyed many good times with them, you were very fortunate to have such good parents. Take care.

Mona & Syl Watry

Mike and Diane Kent
   Posted Tue November 12, 2013
With our deepest sympathy. We have many fond memories of both John and Frieda. They were both wonderful people and great hosts! May your many happy memories help you at this time.

John & Sue Chesak
   Posted Tue November 12, 2013
We had so many good times with John over the years whether it was visiting him at his home, helping him on building projects, going out for lunch by Greg's or by Wayne, or stopping in for excellent food, drinks, and laughter at John's Country Inn for many, many years. If only the walls in the Continental Room could talk! He was a dear friend of ours whose wit and humor will be missed. They broke the mold after J.K. was born! Our deepest sympathy to all of John's family during this difficult time.

John & Sue Chesak, Newburg

Steve and Sue Backhaus
   Posted Tue November 12, 2013
Now John is in heaven shaking dice with the old group from the 57 Inn.

Tim Raab
   Posted Wed November 13, 2013
My thoughts and prayers go out to the family. The two of them have touched so many lives in a way that brings the meaning of "pay it forward" to a heightened sense of truth.

Joyce sandee
   Posted Thu November 14, 2013
Sorry to hear of your loss. John was a great person,boss and friend.I have a lot of great memories, and now John and Frieda are together again.

Kathy Wendt
   Posted Thu November 14, 2013
I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Will sure miss seeing him .
My thoughts and prayers are with you.
Kathy Wendt

Dan and Tracy Plier
   Posted Thu November 14, 2013
To the Klippel Family,
Our sympathies to all of you during this difficult time. May all of the memories that you have with your dad get you through the difficult days that lie ahead. But remember he and your mom are finally together again. We are just jealous that all of their heavenly neighbors are getting the best darn fish fries around!!
So sorry to hear of your loss~ The Plier's - Dan, Tracy, Spencer and Shawna

Jeff and June Michaels
   Posted Fri November 15, 2013
We express our sympathy for the loss of your Father, We sure had good time
with your Mother and Dad. And special times with them at Post Lake. We will
never forget the good times we spent with your parents.


Jeff and June

Lois and John Hurley
   Posted Sat November 16, 2013
John was someone we will never forget. He was a good friend and quite a character. He "said it like he saw it". He had a good business sense and could play a mean hand of cards. Rest in peace John.

Bob & Gloria Hanson
   Posted Mon November 18, 2013
Dear Monica, Doris, and Ron,

We were very saddened to learn of your dad's passing. Our deepest sympathy to each of you and your families. Knowing your dad was a very special experience. He was undoubtedly one of a kind, a very special person. We admired him very much, and always experience a touch of saddness when we pass "John's Country Inn" and see it sitting idle. He and your mom worked tirelessly to make it such a success.

Our best wishes,

Bob & Gloria

Fred Sepstead
   Posted Thu November 21, 2013
to Mony,doris and Ronny Sorry to her about your dad. he taught me alot about life And i remember showing him how to play liars dice at 57 inn years ago and hiring his first bartender we had a blast a lot of good times I really glad I knew your Dad.

 

 
 
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