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17 June 1965
Funeral Card of
SAMUEL ALBERT & AURILLA LOUISE KLEMA

Samuel Albert Klema, Born Feburary 8, 1924 at Wilson, Kansas. Died June 13, 1965 at Maryville, Missouri. Parents, James H. Klema and Hattie (Weinhold) Klema (deceased). Owner-operator of Klema's I.G.A. Supermarket Stores at Russell, Belleville and Sharon Springs, Kansas. Was also a member of St. John Lutheran Church, Kiwanis, Chamber of Commerce, served in World War II and was a member of the American Legion and V.F.W. of Russell. Other surviving members of his family are, two brothers Dell Klema, Russell and Gerald Klema, Wilson, Kansas and one sister, Mrs. Richard (Margaret) McKittrick, Randolph, Kansas. Casket Bearers, Jack Marston, Matthew Augustine, Kenneth Resley, Micky McClocklin, George Neneman and Albert Jensen.

Aurilla Louise Klema. Born September 9, 1925, at Russell, Kansas. Died June 14, 1965 at Maryville, Missouri. Parents, Charles W. Tisdale, Russell, Kansas and Edith (Hanson) Tisdale (deceased). Baptized, confirmed and lifetime member of St. John Lutheran Church. Graduate of Russell High School and Wichita Business College. Married to Samuel A. Klema, November 26, 1950. There were five children born to this marriage. Frank, Martin, Steven, Michael, and Brian Klema, all of the home, 109 Ober Street, Russell, Kansas. She is also survived by two brothers, Benjamin Tisdale, Liberal, Kansas and Albin Tisdale, San Diego, Calif.; one sister, Mrs. Lorin G. (Johanna) Roth, Kansas City, Mo. Casket Bearers, Ivan Weinhold, Gene Weinhold, LeRoy Klema, Leonard Shannon, Fred Thompson and Howard Vladar.

Memorial Services: Held Thursday, June 17, 1965, from the Deines Brothers Funeral Home at 1:30 p.m. followed by Final Rites from St. John Lutheran Church at 2 p.m. Pastor R. G. Sedo, officiating.
Music: Mrs. Howard Vladar, Organist
Quartette: Clinton Siefert, Mrs. Richard Steinle, Edward Sewell, Mrs. Lawrence Wilhelm.
Hymns: "Come ye Disconsolate" "The Lord Is My Shepherd"
Honorary Casket Bearers: Marvin Thompson, Russell, Edwin Olson, Russell, Jack Hanson, Concordia, Dale Barrett, Belleville, Richard D. Harrison, Topeka, L. Van Compernolle, Topeka, G. V. Wompler, Topeka, Everett L. Linton, Sharon Springs, Ernie Tindle.
Laid to Rest: In St. John Lutheran Cemetery, Russell, Kansas.

Transcribed and Contributed by Glenda Brack


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