Erich Kleemann, 84, of Geneseo passed away Saturday, August 16, 2014 at Good Samaritan Village, Geneseo. Funeral services celebrating Erich’s life will be held 1:00 PM, Friday, August 22, 2014 at Vandemore Funeral Home, Geneseo. Pastor Dan Olson will officiate. Burial will follow in Oakwood Cemetery, Geneseo. Visitation for Erich will be held 12:00-1:00 PM Friday (1 hour prior to the service) at the funeral home. Memorials may be left to Geneseo Good Samaritan Village.
Erich was born May 18, 1930 in Miesenbach, Germany the son of Karl and Emma (Koch) Kleemann. He was united in marriage to Carol Reese on June 26, 1965 in Miesenbach, Germany. She preceded him in death in 2000. Erich was an electrician with local union IBEW for many years, from which he retired. He was very active in all the IBEW activities. He enjoyed golfing and was a former member of the Geneseo Country Club. Erich was an avid card player, especially playing Bridge and Euchre.
Survivors include his daughter: Krista (Dave) deZeeuw of Woodbury, MN and 2 grandchildren: Eliza and Zack along with family friend, Bonnie Weniger of Geneseo.