Surrounded by his loving family and beloved wife “Honey”, Harvey B. Klumpyan, 91, Wausau died Saturday, October 6, 2018 under the care of Aspirus Comfort Care and Hospice Services.
He was born October 11, 1926 in Ashford WI, son of the late Nickolaus and Rosina (Schill) Klumpyan. On June 16, 1951 he married Henrietta Heier at Holy Name Catholic Church, Wausau. She survives.
Harvey worked for Archway Cookies until his retirement at age 62. After that he and Henrietta traveled extensively throughout the United States in their motorhome. Finding it hard to leave the workforce Harvey went back to work as the manager of Townhouse Apartments for several years and then to Island Place where he worked in the maintenance department until this final retirement. Some of his favorite pastimes included traveling, Polka dancing, hunting and fishing.
Survivors include his loving wife, Henrietta “Honey” Klumpyan, Wausau, his children, Jackie (Gary) Pacholke, Athens, Paulette (John) Finke, Wausau, Mark (Lauri) Klumpyan, Birnamwood and Jim Klumpyan, Lake Havasu, AZ, one daughter-in-law, Leta Klumpyan, Kronenwetter, and six grandchildren, Josh, Kelsey, Kyra, Colin, Alexis and Andrew, one great grandchild, Emelia and several nieces and nephews.
Harvey was preceded in death by his parents, his son Tom and brother, Ervin Klumpyan.
The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, October 11, 2018 at The Church of St. Anne, Wausau. The Rev. Thomas Linder will preside. Entombment will be in Restlawn Memorial Park, Wausau. Friends may call on Thursday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of services all at the church. Peterson/Kraemer Funeral Home, 1302 Sixth Street is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed at www. petersonkraemer.com
Harvey’s family would like to extend a sincere thank you to all the staff, nurses and doctors with Aspirus Comfort Care and Hospice Services for their outstanding care and devotion they shared with him.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Church of St. Anne or Aspirus Comfort Care and Hospice Services.