Esther Kluck, 92, formerly of Polonia, died Friday, July 1, 2016, at Care Partners where she resided in her last years of illness.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 5, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Polonia, with the Rev. Gregory Michaud officiating. Burial will be in the parish cemetery.
Visitation will be at the church from 10 to 10:45 a.m. Tuesday.
Shuda Funeral Services & Crematory in Stevens Point and
Plover assisted with arrangements. Condolences may be offered online at www.shudafuneral.com.
Mrs. Kluck was born April 21, 1924, the third of six
children of the late Leo and Johanna (Wrycza) Basinski. She grew up on the
family farm and attended school in the Rosholt district.
She later moved to Milwaukee for a job and resided there
several years, where she was employed at Globe Unicom Company.
She was married to Lester Kluck May 18, 1946, at St.
Adalbert Catholic Church in Rosholt after he was discharged from the army following
World War II. They were married for 62 years until his death May 28, 2008.
In 1951, they moved from Milwaukee to Polonia where they
built a home and lived for many years.
She was employed at Weber Tackle Co. for 32 years and, after
the company closed, she worked several more years for ABL Lights, retiring in
Survivors include one daughter, Carol Kluck, Whiting; two
brothers, Lawrence Basinski, Stevens Point, and Jerry (Helen) Basinski, Rosholt;
three grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by one sister, Evelyn
Budzynski; two brothers, Ben and Chet Basinski; and one infant grandson.