Redlin Funeral Home

Ernest Klaetsch , Age 72

February 07, 1948 --June 09, 2020

Ernest Edward Klaetsch, age 72, of North Freedom passed away on June 8, 2020 at the Tomah VA. He was born on Feb. 7, 1948 in Baraboo, Wisconsin to parents Ernest G. and Jeanetta (Girling) Klaetsch. Ernest graduated from Webb High School in Reedsburg, Wisconsin in 1966. He served in the US Army in the Vietnam War.

He worked as a meat cutter at North Freedom Locker, Viking Village in Reedsburg and Piggly Wiggly in Sauk City. The job he enjoyed the most was farming the family farm in the Township of Freedom.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

He is survived by his brother, Alvin (Merry) Klaetsch of Reedsburg; sister, Linda Klaetsch of North Freedom, Wisconsin; five nephews and nieces; seven great-nephews and nieces as well as other relatives and friends.

A private family funeral service will be held at Redlin Funeral Home in Baraboo. Burial with military rites will take place at Oak Hill Cemetery in North Freedom. Memorials may be made in Ernests memory to St. Pauls Lutheran Church in North Freedom.


Brenda Hoege June 10, 2020

Friend REEDSBURG , Wisconsin

So very sorry for your loss. My mom worked with Ernie in the meat department at Viking for many years. He was a kind man with a great sense of humor....we will miss him.