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Carl N. Flom
Carl N. Flom, 78, passed away Friday, Jan 24 at St. Lukes Medical Center in Milwaukee.
Born to the late William and Olga (Jensen) Flom, he attended Athelstane Grade School where he was taught by his mother. He graduated from Wausaukee High School in 1954, where he met his sweetheart, the former Leona Krzewina and they married in 1958. He attended Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE) in Milwaukee, graduating in 1957. He then received a masters degree in engineering at UW-Milwaukee in 1961 and a Masters in Engineering Management in 1971 from MSOE. He began working at AC/Delco in 1957 and remained there for 35 years as a Product Engineering Manager-Avionics Equipment, working on program developments such as guidance systems for the NASA Apollo projects and Boeing 747s before retiring. The couple lived in Greenfield for 12 years, Greendale for 16 years and Muskego for 25 years. He enjoyed the outdoors in Northern Wisconsin and spending time with family and friends.
He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Leona; three children, Cynthia (Ronald) Rux, of New Berlin, Duane (Judy), of Port Washington and Diane (Robert) Weiss, of Waukesha; two brothers, Walter, of Peshtigo and Jack, of Justice, Ill.; a sister-in-law, Barbara (Michael) Schlies; brothers-in-law, Leonard (Carol) Krzewina, Harold Simon and Harry Nussberger; six grandchildren; three great-granddaughters; nieces; nephews and other relatives and friends.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Harry and two sisters, Alice and Betty.
Visitation will be held Thursday, Jan. 30 from 2 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 4 p.m. at St. Leonard Church, W. 173 S. 7743 Westwood Drive, Muskego. Private interment will be held in Athelstane. A memorial has been established for St. Leonards Endowment Fund. Heritage Funeral Home, New Berlin Chapel is assisting the family.
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