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Joseph P. Kluss

August 7, 2018

Joseph P. Kluss of Watertown, age 72, passed away Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018, after a long battle of cancer.

Joe was born in Crandon on Aug. 17, 1945, to Joseph and Frances (Pasholk) Kluss. He married Susan Stroede on May 10, 1969, at St. Elizabeth Church in Milwaukee. He retired as quality control manager from Mantel Machine Products Inc. in Menomonee Falls. Joe enjoyed ATV riding, NASCAR, basically anything involving racing. Most of all, he loved being with his family and sharing long-winded stories.

Joe will be sadly missed by his sons, Andrew (Val) Kluss, Brian Kluss (Emily); granddaughters, Piaa and Gweneth Kluss; sister, Elizabeth Marvin; and many other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Susan, and parents.

A celebration of Joe’s life will be held at a later date. Schmutzler-Vick Funeral Home & Cremation Service is serving the family. The family welcomes the sharing of memories and online condolences which may be sent at www.watertownwifuneralhome.com.

Schmutzler-Vick Funeral Home & Cremation Service

500 Welsh Road Watertown

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