KLOSTERBOER, Harlan 1925-1990
KLOSTERBOER, KNOCK, MEYERS
Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 12/30/2015 at 10:55:43
Rites Monday For Harlan Klosterboer
Harlan "Red" Klosterboer, 64, of Grundy Center, passed away Friday, February 9, at Allen Memorial Hospital in Waterloo.
Memorial services were held Monday, February 12, at 9 a.m. at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Grundy Center. Father Everett Frese officiated.
Don Osterhaus sang "Here I Am, Lord," and "Only A Shadow." He was accompanied by Mrs. Dorothea Appel, who also played selections for the prelude and postlude.
Don Coleman and George Lang were ushers. Mrs. Don Coleman was in charge of the floral arrangements.
Interment was in Rose Hill Cemetery.
Harlan Klosterboer, son of Onno and Effie Knock Klosterboer, was born September 8, 1925, in Grundy county. Harlan grew up and was educated in Grundy Center. He served in the U.S. Army from 1944-46, and again for one year in 1950.
Harlan was united in marriage to Jean Meyers at Ft. Riley, KS, on October 12, 1950.
Harlan was a Grundy County Deputy Sheriff until his retirement in 1985. Prior to that, he was employed by the Grundy Center Police Department, and also sold cars for several dealerships in Grundy Center.
For a time he owned and operated the Standard Oil Station in Grundy Center. He was a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church and the Holy Name Society.
Harlan was preceded in death by his father.
He is survived by his wife Jean, of Grundy Center; his mother, Effie, of Reinbeck; two children, Vicki Modlin, Grundy Center, and Vince Klosterboer, of Vinton; three grandchildren; two brothers, Ed of Decorah, and Vernon, of Grundy Center; and two sisters, Ivadean Weckerly, Scottsdale, AZ, and Dorothy Westerman, of Holland.
The Engelkes-Abels Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.
--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 15 February 1990, pg 3
Grundy Obituaries maintained by Tammy D. Mount.
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