Beverly Ann (Kluss) Fuelling

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Beverly Ann (Kluss) Fuelling, 79, of Monona, IA, died Tuesday, Dec. 27, at Mayo Franciscan Health Center in La Crosse, Wis. 


Beverly was born on Oct. 27, 1937, near Clermont, to Howard and Myrtle (Amundson) Kluss. She graduated from Monona High School in 1955. She was a lifelong member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Monona.


Bev was united in marriage to Roger Fuelling on July 30, 1955. To this union four children were born. The couple later divorced, but remained good friends. The two celebrated their “un”anniversary each year and could often be found traveling together to their granddaughters’ sporting events.


Bev owned and operated the Americana Supper Club in Monona, from 1966 to 1984. She was known for her potato salad and Americana chicken. She later worked as a cook at Huckleberry’s in Prairie du Chien, Wis., and at the deli at Moore’s in Monona. Prior to her retirement, she enjoyed helping her daughter Jodi open her own restaurant, Jodi’s Americana Grille. Bev loved reading, playing piano, playing games, painting, refinishing furniture and watching sports. She loved the Iowa Hawkeyes and was a big fan of MFL MarMac sports. Christmas was a favorite time of the year for Bev as she loved to buy presents for everyone and the most important moments of her life were spent with her family.


Survivors include her son Randy Fuelling, of Monona, and friend Susan Thiede, of Rochester; daughters Jodi (Wayne) Welch and Melissa (Steve) Haberichter, all of Monona; six grandchildren Jason Welch, of Kansas City, Mo., and friend Stacie Radloff of Monona, Truman (Dianne) Tucker, of Pine Island, Minn., Ben (Ciara) Tucker, of Cannon Falls, Minn., Ryan (Shannon) Tucker, of South St. Paul, Minn., Jillian and Lauren Haberichter, of Monona; eight great grandchildren Collin, Gretchen, Reagan, Lauren, Elliot, Tommy, Sully and Stella; three sisters Georgean Roffman, of Sioux City, Mary McGeough and friend Bruce Haugland, of Waterloo, and Charlotte (Lee) DeWitt, North Port, Fla.; and son-in-law, Stan Birkel of Spring Valley, Wis.


Bev was preceded in death by her parents, Howard and Myrtle Kluss; her oldest daughter, Sheila Tucker Birkel, whom she lost to Lou Gehrig’s disease on Dec. 23, 2012; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Carlton and Gretchen Fuelling; and brother-in-law Don Roffman.


Visitation will be held on Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017, from 1 to 5 p.m. at Leonard-Grau Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Monona. Visitation will also be held one hour before the service at the church on Monday.  


Funeral services will be held on Monday, Jan. 2, 2017, at 10 a.m. at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Monona. Pastor Erika Kiestrup will officiate. Condolences may be left with Leonard–Grau Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Monona, is in charge of arrangements.

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