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Obituaries

Obituaries

Elaine Anna Klocke 1948 - 2009 Lawrence

Services for Elaine Anna Klocke, 60, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Burial will be at 2:30 p.m. at Swede Creek Cemetery in Randolph.
Ms. Klocke died Tuesday, March 17, 2009, at her residence.
She was born July 8, 1948, in Manhattan, the daughter of Martin and Elsie Kaump Klocke.
She was raised in the Swede Creek community, where she attended the Swede Creek Church with her family, and spent her first 21 years there. She was very close to her mother, who cared for her as long as she was able.
Ms. Klocke later lived in Winfield until 1997, when she moved to a Community Living Opportunities residence in Lawrence. CLO made it possible for her to participate in many activities that allowed her to interact with her community.
Survivors include her brother, Larry and wife Roxanne, of Randolph; two nephews, Nathan Klocke and Andrew Klocke; a great-niece, Halle; and her CLO family, Mark, Diana, Katarina and Arianna Bikley, and Belinda Rees.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her stepmother, Hazel Lindstrom Klocke, of Leonardville.
The family will greet friends from 9 a.m. until the service time on Friday.
Online condolences may be sent at rumsey-yost.com.