Bishop: May Monsignor Klimek rest in everlasting peace

By: WEAU 13 News Staff Email
By: WEAU 13 News Staff Email

Monsignor Edmund Klimek died Wednesday, August 28 after experiencing complications after a recent fall. He was 85.  WEAU 13 News will broadcast Father Klimek's funeral live on Thursday morning.  You can see uninterrupted coverage on-air, and streamed live on WEAU.com.

LA CROSSE, Wis. (DIOCESE OF LA CROSSE NEWS RELEASE) - We are all saddened by the death of Monsignor Edmund Klimek on August 28, 2013. His legacy is based on the fact that he knew the One in whom he believed. He brought Jesus Christ into every single encounter as he worked tirelessly to bring comfort, peace, and healing through his ministry. He was a good and faithful servant.

I recall our meetings in which his humble simplicity and directness of response demonstrated the depth of his character. Monsignor Klimek would often share his thoughts about his ministry and how great the work is we have to accomplish.

May he rest in everlasting peace.


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