Obit: Kleiber, Warren P. (1953 - 2015)

Contact: Robert Lipprandt 

Surnames: Biermann, Heinz, Kaudy, Kleiber, Kraus, Mateega, Motte, Stefancin, Theil, Wachsmuth, Wesle, Willger

----Source: The Star News (Medford, WI) 5/14/2015

Kleiber, Warren P. (21 JAN 1953 - 10 MAY 2015)

Warren P. Kleiber, 62, of the town of Little Black, died Sunday, May 10, at the UW Madison Hospital where he had been a patient for the last seven days surrounded by his loving family.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, May 16, at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford with Father Gerard Willger and Deacon Joseph Stefancin officiating. Burial will take place at Holy Rosary Catholic Cemetery, Medford.

Visitation will take place from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, May 15, at the Hemer Funeral Home, Medford where there will be a 6:45 p.m. prayer service and also from 9 until 10:45 a.m. Saturday, May 16, at the funeral home.

Honorary pallbearer is Ronnie Kleiber. Active pallbearers are Gary and Dave Kleiber, Jim Kaudy, Todd Theil, Ken Kraus, Dick Wesle and Mark Wachsmuth.

Warren Kleiber was born on January 21, 1953 in Medford to the late Jerome “Bud” and Lucille E. (Heinz) Kleiber.

He attended Holy Rosary Catholic School and was a graduate of Medford High School.
On December 28, 1973, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Stetsonville he married Jeanette A. Kaudy and they later divorced.

After high school, Warren began his career at Weather Shield in Medford where he worked in a variety of positions for 42 years until his retirement in 2013. He was an avid hunter and fisherman. He enjoyed gardening, woodworking and restoring snowmobiles. Warren was a dedicated Packers fan and enjoyed being surrounded by his family, grandchildren and his dog Foster.

He was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Stetsonville and the Taylor County Sportsman’s Club.

He is survived by three daughters, Wendy (Robert) Mateega of Plymouth, Minn., Angela Kleiber of Waunakee and Shelby (Fiancé Jesse Biermann) of Ogema; two grandchildren, Spencer and Ava Mateega of Plymouth, Minn.; and three brothers, Dave (Susie) Kleiber of Medford, Gary (Stella) Kleiber of Kronewetter and Ronnie (significant other Sandy Motte) Kleiber of Medford.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Warren’s family to be designated at a later date.

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