John Kleinhans
   John Kleinhans, 87, of Fort Atkinson died Sunday, June 26, at Fort Atkinson Memorial Hospital.
   Born March 10, 1907, in Braunsbach, Germany, the son of Johann and Karoline (Martin) Kleinhans, he married Evelyn Wetzel on Dec 16 1933, in Fort Atkinson.
   He came from Germany in 1929 and worked for the Jones Dairy Farm and the City of Fort Atkinson Parks Department until his retirement.
   Mr Kleinhans was a member of St Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church. He was the former president and secretary of the Southern Wisconsin-Northern Illinois Gladiola Association. He was a noted gladiola and vegtable grower, winning many state and national awards.
   Surviving are his wife; two sons, John (phyllis) of Fort Atkinson and James (Penny) or Wausau; six grandchildren, Julaine, Daniel, Tory, Todd, T.J. and Tara; 18 great Grandchildren; and one sister, Lena Hartel of Milwaukee.
   He was preceded by his parents; one grandson, Tyrone; and one sister.
   Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, June 29, at Nitardy Funeral Home in Fort Atkinson, with the Rev. Michael Duncan officiating.
   Burial will take place in Evergreen Cemetery.
   Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. on tuesday, June 28, at Nitardy Funeral Home in Fort Atkinson
This obituary was in the Daily Jefferson County Union Newspaper Monday June 27 1994 Page 6


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