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Kenneth John Klaas
Kenneth John Klaas

After 65 years of service to God, family, and community, Kenneth John Klaas, of Lancaster, WI, received his final call on Saturday, October 16, 2021, and was welcomed home by his heavenly father after a well-fought battle with pancreatic cancer.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Clement Catholic Church in Lancaster at 11:00 AM on Saturday, October 23, 2021, with Fr. William Vernon officiating. Lancaster Fire Department final call will be held prior to the funeral.  Burial with military honors at St. Clement Cemetery will immediately follow the service.  Family and friends may call on Friday, October 22, 2021, from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM at St. Clement Catholic Church. Knights of Columbus rosary will be said at 3:45 PM prior to the wake service.  Friends may also call on Saturday from 10:00 AM until time of services at the church.  Those in attendance will be required to wear a mask and practice social distancing. 


In lieu of plants and flowers, donations and cards of condolences may be sent to Martin Schwartz Funeral Home & Crematory, c/o Kenneth J. Klaas, PO Box 30, Lancaster, WI 53813. All donations will be dispersed to Ken’s favorite organizations: Lancaster Food Pantry, Lancaster Community Fund, St. Clement School Endowment Fund, and the Lancaster Fire Department.

Full obit in the Oct 21st issue of the Grant County Herald Independent.