Yvonne Klatt, 86, passed away Sunday morning, November 27, 2022, at Marshfield Medical Center in Marshfield, WI.
Yvonne Louise Klatt was born September 30, 1936, the daughter of Robert and Antonia (Sell) Sperber. She was raised in the Hay Creek area of Bridge Creek Township, Eau Claire County. Yvonne was baptized and confirmed at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Fairchild, attended Hay Creek Country School and graduated from Augusta High School in 1954.
While going to church in Fairchild, Yvonne met Leonard Klatt, and it was there at the church that the two were later married on May 26, 1956. The couple lived most of their married life and raised their 5 children in the rural area of Augusta and Fairchild. In 1993 they moved to the city of Eau Claire. After Leonard passed away Yvonne continued to live in Eau Claire, but eventually moved to the Granton area where she lived until 3 years ago when she moved to the Neillsville Retirement Community Assisted Living.
In addition to taking care of her family, Yvonne helped her husband with their mail contracting business that they had with the U.S. Postal Service. After moving to the Granton area she was employed several years at the Eagles Club # 624 in Marshfield as a banquet worker. For entertainment Yvonne enjoyed visiting the casino in Nekoosa with family and friends.
Yvonne will be dearly missed by her 3 daughters, Laurie (John) Wold and Melissa Gehring all of Neenah, Marcy (Ray) Leggate of Granton; 2 sons, Mickey (Diane Larson) Klatt of Neillsville, Matthew (Katrina) Klatt of Onalaska; 14 grandchildren, Bradley (Yaim) Klatt, Jessica Woods, Randall Klatt, Kristie (Jason) Gaier, Justin Wold, Jason (Rachael) Wold, Amanda (Nicholas) Bures, Bethany (Bill) Baker, Brianna Leggate, Caley Leggate, Zachary Klatt, Alexis Klatt, Nicholas Gehring and Andrew Gehring; 12 great grandchildren, Gabriel Klatt, Bryer and Willow Woods, Kadien, Adian and Braiden Gaier, Jordan and Logan Wold, Elcy, Cecelia and Madeline Bures and Raelynn Baker.
Yvonne was preceded in death by her father Robert in 1972; mother Antonia in 1998: Leonard her husband of 40 years in 1996; infant son Robert in 1971; daughter-in-law Barbara Klatt in 2003; and father and mother-in-law, Walter and Ethel Klatt.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, Dec. 1, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. at the Anderson Funeral Home in Augusta, with Pastor Tim Hinrichs officiating. Burial will be in the West Lawn Cemetery in Augusta.
Friends may call from 11:00 a.m. on Thursday and until time of services at the funeral home.
Online condolences can be left at www.andersonfhaugusta.com