1931 — 2021
Glenn Klevgard, 90, of rural Strum passed away on March 27, 2021 at Azura Memory Care in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, while under St. Joseph's Hospice Care. Glenn was born on March 5, 1931 to Bernard and Orvilla (Risen) Klevgard, at Grandpa Andrew's farm in Bennett Valley, with Grandma Amelia being the midwife. At the time Glenn was born, his parents lived on a farm in Gilmanton, Wisconsin. Glenn attended school in Bennett Valley, and later attended Whitehall High School. As a young man he worked for his dad, building barns, houses, and remodeling jobs, and often completed the plumbing and electrical work as well. At age 16 he rented a farm and farmed up until he was drafted into the Army as...