Redlin Funeral Home

Anthony `Tony` Klemm , Age 73


December 12, 1946 --January 27, 2020

Anthony Tony Klemm, age 73, of North Freedom passed away Monday, Jan. 27, 2020 at home. Anthony, son of Virgil and Virginia (Dunse) Klemm was born Dec. 12, 1946. He grew up in the Happy Hill area of North Freedom playing in the woods and valleys with his brother, Dick. He attended Happy Hill Grade School and later St. Johns Lutheran. He was a graduate of Baraboo High School, Class of 1965. Shortly after high school he enlisted in the US Navy and was stationed on USS Enterprise, the first nuclear aircraft carrier. During his time on the Enterprise there was a fire on the ship that affected everyone with many deaths occurring on board. Following his honorable discharge, where he received citations, he started a career in Finance and Banking and worked as a manager in many locations. He opened a branch of Baraboo Savings and Loan in Sauk City, serving as manager.

On April 4, 1970 he was united in marriage to Bonnie Luther and they became the parents of two beautiful girls. Tony was involved in many civic clubs and activities in the community. During that time, he enjoyed spending time with his brothers and nephews hunting and gathering together on the hill.

On New Years Eve 1992, Tony and Judy (Schultz) Zick were married in Prairie du Sac. They started Klemms Pikes Peak Inc. Realtors together. They moved to a little farm on Pikes Peak Road spending many years enjoying the hills, animals and gardening. While at Pikes Peak they met Jeri and Shane Weber who became lifelong friends. In 2006 they moved to North Freedom where Tony kept and grew his produce business, Klemms Vegetable Kart. Over the years Tony enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife, Judy; daughter, Jodi (Heath) Feiner and grandson, Hayden; daughter, Jill (Clint) Schonenberger and granddaughters Chesney and Malea; stepson Tim (Michele) Zick and step granddaughter Samantha Zick. He is further survived by his sister, Charlotte (Eric) Whitman; brothers, Virgil Klemm, Jr., Tim (Laurie) Klemm; his childrens mother, Bonnie (Ron) Bell; many loving nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Richard; infant sister, Barbara and stepdaughter, Sarah.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020 at 11 a.m. at Walnut Hill Bible Church with Pastor Dan Gunderson officiating. Visitation will be held on Monday, Feb. 3, 2020 from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. at Redlin Funeral Home as well as from 10 a.m. until the time of service at the church on Tuesday. Burial will be held at Rock Hill Cemetery where military rites will be conducted.

Tony lived with COPD for many years. The family would like to extend a special thank you to all our family and friends for their love, support and visits.



Condolences

Laura Garduno January 28, 2020

Co-Worker of Samantha Zick Somerset , Wisconsin

Deepest sympathy Samantha to you and your family. May your memories make you laugh, and your heartaches heal.

Wade and Mary Wells January 28, 2020

Friends of Tim and Michele Zick Appleton , Wisconsin

We are so very sorry for your loss. Our prayers for healing and comfort are with the entire family during this difficult time.

Tim McCumber February 06, 2020

friend Merrimac , Wisconsin

It was an honor knowing him and my prayers go out to Judy and the entire family.