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Monona man committed to high school sports passes away

Published On: Aug 06 2014 09:42:28 AM CDT
Updated On: Jul 16 2014 09:55:01 AM CDT
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MONONA, Wis. -

One of the giants in Wisconsin high school athletics, John Klement, has passed away at the age of 87.

Klement, of Monona had been in hospice for about a week and died Tuesday morning.

Klement was athletic director at Monona Grove from 1955 to 1988 and commissioner of the Badger Conference for almost 40 years. He also created the Monona Grove track invitational in 1960.

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