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Lourine Mary Kluver

March 27, 1923 August 11, 2020
Lourine Mary Kluver
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Obituary for Lourine Mary Kluver

Lourine Mary Kluver, age 97, of Mapleton, Iowa, passed away on Tuesday, August 11, 2020, at the Maple Heights Nursing Home of Mapleton, Iowa.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 1:00 p.m., Monday, August 17, 2020, at the St. Mary’s Catholic Church of Mapleton, Iowa. Father Richard D. Ball will officiate. Committal will follow in the St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery of Mapleton, Iowa. A Visitation will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., with a Rosary Service at 12:30 p.m., Monday, August 17, 2020, at the St. Mary’s Catholic Church of Mapleton, Iowa. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, masks are encouraged and social distancing rules apply. The Armstrong - Van Houten Funeral Home of Mapleton, Iowa, is in charge of the funeral arrangements. Condolences may be sent online www.armstrongfuneral.com.

Lourine Mary Kluver, the daughter of Joseph and Pearl (Altmanshofer) Uhl, was born on March 27, 1923, on the family farm west of Mapleton, Iowa. She attended rural and parochial schools through the 8th grade before she was needed at home.

On November 24, 1947, Lourine was united in marriage to Roy Kluver at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Mapleton. The couple lived on a farm northwest of Smithland, Iowa, where Lourine was a homemaker raising their four sons: Richard, Clayton, James and Gary.

Lourine enjoyed gardening and canning her produce as well as baking fresh bread. She will be remembered by her family for her famous angel food cakes that she made for their birthdays. Lourine treasured Sunday family get-togethers as well as attending family reunions. This loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend will be missed by all those who have loved her. She was a faithful member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church.

Left to cherish her memory include her sons Richard (Diane) Kluver of LeMars, IA, Clayton (Paula) Kluver of Smithland, IA, James (Sandy) Kluver of Bronson, IA and Gary (Karla) Kluver of Sloan, IA; grandchildren: Chad Kluver (significant other Twilla Kramer), Heidi (Dan) Landsness, James (Karen) Brenden, Luke (Sara) Brenden, Caleb (Rose) Brenden, Heather DeRocher, Kathy Kluver, Jamie Kluver and Miranda Kluver (significant other Mark Wittern); 15 great-grandchildren; 10 great-great grandchildren; brother Ronald Uhl of Sioux City, IA; numerous nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents Joseph and Pearl Uhl; husband Roy Kluver; brothers Edwin Uhl, Raymond Uhl, Joseph Uhl, and Vincent Uhl all in infancy, as well as brothers Donald (Lois) Uhl and Delbert (Donna) Uhl; sisters Cecilia (Matt) Flammang, Rita (Tom) Fitzpatrick, Viola (Jim) Marksbury, Wilma Jean (Howard) Stanton and Bernice (Fred) Kuhlman; grandsons Matthew John Kluver and Richard Ryan Kluver; great-grandsons Alexander Kluver, Matthew Brenden and Arthur Brenden; and sister-in-law Agnes Uhl.

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Visitation

Monday

17

Aug

11:30 AM 8/17/2020 11:30:00 AM - 1:00 PM 8/17/2020 1:00:00 PM
St. Mary's Catholic Church Mapleton

201 N 8th Street
Mapleton, IA 51034

Rosary Service at 12:30 p.m.

St. Mary's Catholic Church Mapleton
201 N 8th Street Mapleton 51034 IA
United States

Mass of Christian Burial

Monday

17

Aug

1:00 PM 8/17/2020 1:00:00 PM
St. Mary's Catholic Church Mapleton

201 N 8th Street
Mapleton, IA 51034

St. Mary's Catholic Church Mapleton
201 N 8th Street Mapleton 51034 IA
United States
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