Joel M. Kleiber, 50, Wausau passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, September 1, 2021, at his home, all his pain is gone.
He was born March 8, 1971, in Cudahy, WI, son of Jay and Joann (Ringel) Kleiber.
Joel spent a lifetime in the construction industry mastering many skills. He worked as a subcontractor, then general contractor and was highly respected for his carpentry skills and housing designs. He also become one of the premier E.I.F.S. (Exterior Insulation Finishing System) contractors in the Wausau area.
Joel will be fondly remembered for his loving demeanor and living a life full of humor. He enjoyed boating, especially on Lake Wausau; where he built his own Houseboat, called the Dirty Oar. He was always there to cheer on the Brewers and the Green Bay Packers.
He left us to soon, but he gave us so much to remember him by. Joel was a good man to many and was proud to be a father to the two best girls in the world.
Survivors include his children, Courtney Kleiber, Wausau, Kori Gerrow, Schofield, his parents, Jay and Joann Kleiber, Wausau, his brother, Todd (Lana) Kleiber, Rib Mountain, his niece, Saige Kleiber and his nephew, Carson Kleiber as well as aunts, uncles and other extended family.
Joel’s family would like to express a heartfelt thank you to Jennifer Wage and Anna Anderson for their support and care they provided him during these times.
Funeral services will be held at 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, September 8, 2021 at the Peterson/Kraemer Funeral Home, 1302 Sixth Street. Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. until the time of services all at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed New Life Pet Adoption, 125 Cattail Avenue, Marathon, WI 54448. Online condolences may be expressed at www.petersonkraemer.com
On behalf of the Palms Supper Club, they are inviting everyone from Joel’s funeral down to the restaurant for a time of gathering and celebrating. The family is also planning to have a “Fire Pit” Party at Joel’s lakefront home. That day and time will be announced on Facebook.
To send flowers to Joel's family, please visit our floral store.