Date of Death: Feb 03, 2015
Gladys was born November 15, 1916 to Herman and Augusta Schultz Lenz. Gladys was the youngest of 11 children. She spent her early years on a farm in the German Settlement area. She married Dick Ira Kluckman on her birthday in 1941. She was a member of Markesan United Methodist Church and a member of the Eastern Star. She was a secretary at Markesan Telephone Company and a secretary/bookkeeper for the Markesan Medical Center for many years. Gladys and Dick did a lot of traveling. They owned and enjoyed a cottage on the south shore of Big Green Lake where the family would gather to share a good time and a meal. All the nieces and nephews were treated to boat rides when they visited.
Gladys is survived by a niece, Donna (A.J.) Kahl and their family: Michael Kahl, Amy (Will) Manier and their children: Adrienne (Peter) Kangas, Celeste (John) Deno, and Greg (Dawn) Manier and Kathleen (Howie) Gloff; nieces and nephews: Lois Happersett, Tom Happersett, Roslie Davis, Russell (Caroline) Schwock, Muriel Malmberg, Virgil (Nancy) Schwandt, Diann Mickelson, Lowell (Jean) Lenz, David (Betty) Fox, Rev. Sharon Johnson, Verlys Marquardt, Jon (Ann) Marquardt, and Larry (Yvonne) Wendlandt.
Gladys was preceded in death by her husband, Dick, in August 2005; her parents; two brothers: Marvin as a youth, and Arthur; eight sisters: Ella in infancy, Anna Koechel, Dora Schwandt, Marie Schwock, Irma Fox, Esther Welk Schulz, Edith Marquardt, and Margaret Wendlandt; brother-in-law and his wife, Gale and Leona Kluckman; nephews; and a niece.
All who believe in God’s mercy and grace
Will meet their loved ones face to face.
Where time is endless and joy unbroken
And only the words of God’s love are spoken.
Helen Steiner Rice