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.LaVerne Bader Kliment.

Collected and contributed by:  Bill Fonferek

.Green Bay Press-Gazette
. March 5, 2013.

LaVerne (Bader) Kliment, 89, passed away peacefully with her family at her side Sunday, March 3, 2013 at Woodside Skilled Nursing Facility.

She was born August 12, 1923 to John and Mary Lambert in Oconto Falls. She married Cletus Bader December 27, 1941; he preceded her in death on November 22, 1967. LaVerne married Ervin Kliment October 26, 1979; he preceded her in death December 24, 1991. LaVerne touched the lives of so many with her smile, generosity, sense of humor and all the love she continually expressed. She was a proud mother and worked hard raising all her children. She enjoyed spending time with her large family and many friends. LaVerne had been a long standing member of St. Anne's Catholic Parish, Coleman where she belonged to the befrienders and renewal.

Her strength and faith will shine on in the hearts of all who survive her, sons, Wayne (Kathleen) Bader, Dale Bader, Don (Bonnie) Bader and Larry (Sandy) Bader all of Coleman; Gerald (Jan) Bader, Crivitz; Dan (Mariann) Bader, Cave City, AR; daughters, Patricia (Les) Marquardt, Coleman; Rita (Wally) Baierl, Oconto Falls; son-in-law, Harold Brault, Green Bay; step-son Melvin (Joann) Kliment, Mishicot; 24 grandchildren, 32 great grandchildren, 3 step-grandsons, 2 step-great grandchildren, many nieces, nephews and special niece Joyce Gabriel. As the last surviving member of her immediate family she was preceded in death by her parents, husbands, Cletus and Ervin, infant daughter Marcia, daughter Connie, brothers, Cletus, Eugene, Bill, Lyle and John Lambert, sisters, Mae Bohl, Evelyn Bohl and Dorothy Murphy.

Family and friends may call at the Rhodes Charapata Funeral Home, 235 E. Main St., Coleman, Thursday, March 7th from 10 A.M. until 11:45 A.M. The Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Anne Catholic Church, Coleman at 12 Noon with Father Celestine Byekwaso officiating. Interment at St. John Catholic Cemetery, Coleman. Please visit to express online condolences and to view a video tribute.

The family is sincerely grateful and would like to extend a special thank you to all the caring staff at Woodside Rehabilitation, Woodside Skilled Nursing Facility and Unity Hospice for their care, kindness and comfort they provided to LaVerne.