Kyle James Kleberg, 30
We didn’t get to say goodbye. We’re devastated that you are gone. We would have done anything to keep you right here where you belong.
It is with heavy hearts that we announce the loss of Kyle James Kleberg, age 30, of Rib Mountain. He died Tuesday, March 31, 2020 unexpectedly at home.
He was born on April 20, 1989, in Neenah, a son of Jerry and Annmarie (Gallenberger) Kleberg.
Kyle grew up on beautiful Summit Lake enjoying a wonderful full life. Growing up Kyle was always our little James Dean. He loved his toys – go carts, snowmobiling, jet skis, boats, cars, and his Harley from Uncle Mike. Kyle took flying lessons, he loved to soar in the sky.
He was a master of all trades. He worked at the family business, Gallenberger’s Inn “Gumpy’s”, at the age of twelve until 2014. He also worked for Kurt at Marina One in Summit Lake. During those years learning all about boats and what makes them tick.
He married Melissa Miller on May 1, 2015 in Antigo, she survives. The couple was blessed with two beautiful daughters Kinley Marie and Kennedy Joyce.
The past few years he worked at his career job that he loved at Aspirus Wausau Hospital as project manager.
Survivors including his wife and daughters, are his mother Annmarie Gallenberger and Dr. Galen Scharer of Minoqua; father Jerry Kleberg, Merrill; two brothers, Robert James (Stacy) Kleberg and their twins Hayden and Hadley, Rib Mountain, Jared James Kleberg of Merrill; a step-sister, Jessica (Daren) Mertens and their children Elsa and Maxwell of Davidson, North Carolina; a step-brother, Jason (Molly) Kleberg and their children Evan and Ryan of Renton, Washington; four uncles, Mike Gallenberger of Riverton, Utah, Pat (Barb) Gallenberger of Deerbrook, Dave (Jackie) Gallenberger of Summit Lake, Jim (Karen) Kleberg of Appleton; an Aunt, Judi (Jeff) Berg of Appleton; father and mother-in-law, Mike and Cindy Miller of Wabeno; a sister-in-law, Jessica (Christopher) Statezny of Wabeno; a brother-in-law, Jamie (Jessica) Wallace of Wabeno.
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, James and Grace Gallenberger; paternal grandparents, Victor and Elsie Kleberg; an Aunt, Linda Gallenberger; and his dogs-a boxer Pookie and american bulldog Roxy.
A private family gathering will be held. A public graveside service at Lakeside Cemetery, Summit Lake and celebration of life will be held and announced at a later date.
May the wind always be at your back, the sun upon your face, and may the wings of destiny carry you aloft to dance with the stars.