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Richard Cleven
Elroy, Wisconsin
May 24, 1937 - November 28, 2017
Visitation: Service:
Saturday December 2, 2017 Saturday December 2, 2017
9:30 A.M. to 12:00 P.M. 12:00 P.M.
St. Paul's Lutheran Church - Mauston St. Paul's Lutheran Church - Mauston
Richard A. Cleven, age 80, of Elroy, died on Tuesday, November 28, 2017 in his home. He was born on May 24, 1937 in Madison, the son of Albert and Emma (Wegener) Cleven. On August 15, 1959, he was married to the former Janice R. Hartman. Dick spent his entire career in the National Guard at multiple locations throughout the country. He improved rank throughout the years culminating as Warrant Officer until his retirement in 1997. Dick was a member of the Elroy Lions Club, served on the Elroy City Council and was a member of the Police and Fire Commission. He was active as a driver with ADRC, a member and former post commander of the AMVETS Post 2180 in Necedah and a faithful member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Mauston. Dick enjoyed gardening, fishing, playing cards, traveling and he was an avid fan of the Green Bay Packers and the Chicago Cubs. He was also extremely proud of and enjoyed spending time with his family. Survivors include his wife: Janice; three children: Rick (Mary) Cleven, of Kalamazoo, Michigan; Jill Archambo, of Reedsburg and Laura (Ed) Feldhake, of Duluth, Minnesota; seven grandchildren: Nicole (Corey) Case, Elizabeth (Andrew) Ronsman, Sarah Cleven, Tyler and Matthew Archambo, Mary Jo and Nicholas Feldhake; three great grandchildren: Daniel and Emma Case, and Brayden Ronsman; other relatives and friends. Funeral services will be conducted at 12:00 P.M. on Saturday, December 2, 2017 at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Mauston with Pastor Joseph Fricke officiating. Interment with military honors will be in the Elroy City Cemetery. There will be a visitation from 9:30 A.M. until the time of the service on Saturday at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials to St. Paul's Lutheran Church would be appreciated. The Hoof Funeral Home in Reedsburg is serving the family.
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