Lila Jean Kloiber, age 74 of Coloma, passed away peacefully on Saturday, February 26, 2022 at ThedaCare Medical Center in Berlin. She was born September 12, 1947 in Berlin, WI to Herbert (Herb) and Evelena (Lena) Boelke.
Lila enjoyed long, relaxing rides on the bike; taking in the countryside with her beloved husband & companion, Dean. She also enjoyed watching her wildlife sanctuary out her big bay window at her home, many outdoor adventures including gardening, fishing, camping, boating, and cross country skiing. She played softball, was in several pool and bowling leagues throughout her life and also appreciated the many friends she made through her life. Her life was rounded out by sharing it with all of her beloved dachshunds, beagles, and several cats.
Lila graduated from Pioneer Westfield High School in 1965. Many years later, she decided to further her education at Fox Valley Technical College where she studied property management allowing her to own and manage several rental properties in the area. Other jobs she did and enjoyed through her years were seasonal jobs of running her tree shearing & corn detasseling crews, potato planting & harvesting for a few local farms and volunteering to be a Sunday School teacher at the Prince of Peace Lutheran Church and also being a Girl Scout leader for the local troop. Later in life, she continued to follow her dreams by going back to college to attain a degree in clock repair that allowed her to co-own and operate The Right Time Clock Repair Shop for 10 years then subsequently beginning another career co-owning and operating Kloiber Trucking for 10 years with her husband. She finished out her life with being a homemaker, loving wife, mother & dedicated Green Bay Packers fan.
She is preceded in death by her father, Herbert (Herb) Boelke; mother, Evelena (Street) Boelke; daughter, Pamela Joy Kemnitz; sisters, Lorraine Borth, Delores Zimmerman, Diane Becker, & Claire (Carrie) Beutler.
Survivors include her loving husband of 35 years, Dean Kloiber, Coloma; daughters, Rhonda (Dan) Verburgt, Wautoma and Paula (Bill) Beers, Coloma; five grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; as well as many nieces and nephews.
A memorial service celebrating Lila’s life will be held on Saturday, March 12, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 409 N. Slater St., Coloma. Vicar Matt Walsh will officiate and a luncheon will follow the service. A visitation will be held on Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until the hour of service at the church. A private family burial service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to the family of Lila Kloiber.
The family wishes to thank those who kept Lila in their thoughts and prayers during her journey home, it was all much appreciated.
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