Kurt B. Kluge

PARDEEVILLE – Kurt B. Kluge, age 62, passed away suddenly at home on Monday, October 12, 2020.

Kurt was born on December 26, 1957, in Portage, Wisconsin, the son of Lawrence and Kay (Brandt) Kluge. Kurt worked his whole life as a lineman and just retired on December 2019. His work took him on many storm cleanups across the states. On his travels, he made so many friends. He always lived his life to the fullest and was the life of the party. He spent his free time with family and riding motorcycles.

Kurt is survived by his children, Justin and Jenne Kluge of Portage; grandchildren, Nico and Skylar of Mauston; sister, Dawn Welter of Portage;  mother of his children, Melinee Craig-Kluge of Mauston; special friend, Alicia Weyer of Pardeeville and her children, Sammy, Mason and Logan Kuhn of Pardeeville; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and very close friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Lawrence and Kay (Brandt) Kluge; grandparents, Walter and Mina Ebneter, Clifford and Anita Kleist; and his uncle, Robert Kleist.

Kurt was a great man! He will be missed by many!

A Memorial Visitation will be held from 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 25, 2020 at Pflanz Mantey Mendrala Funeral Home in Portage. Inurnment will be private in Oak Grove Cemetery.  Social distancing rules will be observed at the funeral home with a limit of 50 people attending at one time. Masks will be required and provided if necessary.

For information please call 608 742-2126 (Portage, WI) or 608 635-2763 (Poynette, WI)