Ralph P. Klarer, 90, passed away on May 17, 2020 his 90th birthday at Country Villa in Freedom. Ralph was born on May 17, 1930 to the late Edmond and Mary Klarer. Ralph was a meat cutter and began working at his parents meat market in Kaukauna and then at various places in the area. He graduated from Kaukauna High School in 1949. His love for knowledge was evident in his time spent at the Kaukauna Library and enjoying the company of the librarians.
Ralph is survived by his sister Jane (Larry) Scheibe, sister-in-law Joan Klarer, and nieces and nephews; Pauline (Glen) Hostettler, Karin Klarer, Jeff Klarer, Steve (Stacie) Scheibe, and Sara (Travis) Otting. He was preceded in death by his brother Jerry and niece Kelly-Jean Ney.
The family would like to thank the staff and care givers at Country Villa and Theda Care Home Hospice for their wonderful care of Ralph and the assistance from Glen Hartjes.
Memorial services for Ralph will be held at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 3, 2020, at the Verkuilen-Van Deurzen Family Funeral Home Little Chute location, 101 Canal Street. Visitation will be at the funeral home from 4:00 p.m. until the time of the service. Interment will be in St. Mary Cemetery, Kaukauna. For online condolences, please visit www.verkuilenfh.com.
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