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John Curtis Anklam
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Birth: Feb. 28, 1930
Marathon County
Wisconsin, USA
Death: Mar. 27, 2010, USA

Wausau Daily Herald

John Curtis Anklam, 80, a lifelong resident of the town of Stettin, answered the Lord's call to come home Saturday, March 27, 2010.

John was born Feb. 28, 1930, to the late Ernest and Clara (Neitzke) Anklam. John graduated from the old Wausau High School in 1948. John became a member of St. Mark's Lutheran Church, Wausau.

After dairy farming most of his life, John also delivered Meals on Wheels for the Marathon County Commission on Aging.

John's family includes his brother, Donald (Ruth); nieces and nephews, Susan (the late Jim Ostroski), Bruce (Linda), Nancy (Ron) Fenhaus, the late Brian (Barb Reynolds), Clark (Kathy), the late David (Dorie), Patti (Gary) Busche, Joyce (Peter) Reger, Kevin (Jenny), Vicki (Peter) Porter and Keith (Kris); his beloved Sassy; and many more extended family and dear friends.

John was preceded in death by his niece, Janel; and his beloved Ueker.

The family would like to extend their heartfelt thanks to the staff at Mount View Care Center for their wonderful care of John. The family is also grateful to Kevin and Jenny for their devoted care of Uncle John.

The celebration of John's life will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 31, 2010, at St. Mark's Lutheran Church, Wausau. The Rev. Bruce Lamont and the Rev. Chris Samson will be officiating. Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. today, March 30, at Helke Funeral Home, Wausau, and again from 10 a.m. until the time of service Wednesday at the church.

A luncheon will immediately follow the service. Burial will take place after the luncheon at Big Hill Cemetery, Highway A, in the town of Berlin.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given in John's memory to his favorite charities -- The Lutheran Hour, c/o Lutheran Hour Ministries, 660 Mason Ridge Center Drive, St. Louis MO 63141; Dakota Boy's Ranch, c/o Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch, P.O. Box 5007, Minot ND 58702-5007; or St. Mark's Lutheran Church, 600 Stevens Drive, Wausau WI 54401.

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Family Links info provided by findagrave member lauracolsen on October 14, 2012

Family links: 
  Ernest E. Anklam (1902 - 1976)
  Clara Theresa Sophia Neitzke Anklam (1891 - 1980)
  Donald E Anklam (1926 - 2014)*
  John Curtis Anklam (1930 - 2010)
*Calculated relationship
Big Hill Cemetery
Marathon County
Wisconsin, USA
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Record added: Apr 03, 2010
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