1941 Duane 2017

Duane Kleinschmidt

June 26, 1941 — June 23, 2017

Duane “Dewey” Kleinschmidt, age 75, passed away peacefully on Friday, June 23, 2017 at home in Appleton. Dewey was born on June 26, 1941 to the late Elmer and Grace (Kriewald) Kleinschmidt. He was born and raised in Merrill, WI and graduated from Merrill High School. Dewey served five years in the Army National Guard with one year of active duty at Ft. Lewis, Washington. He spent the majority of his working career as an insurance adjuster. Dewey enjoyed spending free time with his family and enjoying sports. As a family, they took trips to Brewers games. He was an avid Packers fan and took pleasure in officiating high school football and basketball as well as playing baseball and slow-pitch softball.

Dewey will be greatly missed by his two children: Amy (Michael) Gallus and Ann Raymer and his former wife, LuAnn Kleinschmidt.

There will be a graveside service held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 8, 2017 at MERRILL MEMORIAL PARK CEMETERY, 201 N Memorial Dr, Merrill, WI 54452. Online condolences may be expressed at www.wichmannfargo.com.

The family would like to give a special thank you to the staff at Country Terrace for their caring compassion toward their father.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Duane Kleinschmidt, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services


Friday, July 8, 2022

Starts at 11:00am

Plant Tree

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree