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KLECKNER, Mary Ann (Gilles) 1868-1947


Posted By: County Coordinator
Date: 5/9/2010 at 00:37:24

Mary Ann Gilles Kleckner

Birth: Mar. 12, 1868
Mount Calvary, Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin.

Death: Oct. 26, 1947
Osage, Mitchell County, Iowa.



NEW HAVEN, IOWA - Death visited the Maurice Condon home twice within five hours Sunday.

His mother, Mrs. Margaret Condon, 76, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. E. Burke, in Waterloo; and Mrs. Maurice Condon's mother, Mrs. Mary Kleckner, 79, died at 5 p.m. Sunday in the hospital at Osage, from a heart ailment.

Mrs. Kleckner was born Mary Gilles, daughter of Nicholas and Mary Gilles, on March 12, 1868 in Wisconsin. As a girl she came with her parents to a farm near New Haven.

Mary Gilles was married to Matt Kleckner in February 1886. Their first home was at Fargo, North Dakota. They moved to a farm near New Haven in 1891; and Mr. Kleckner died there in 1919.

Mrs. Kleckner retired to New Haven, where she had lived since.

Surviving are two sons, William, Minneapolis, and Ernest, St. Ansgar; six daughters: Mrs. Peter Michels, Osage, Mrs. John Webber, Nora Springs, Mrs. Peter Brandt, Mrs. Vincent Dunlay and Mrs. Maurice Condon, all of New Haven, Mrs. LaVerne Robbins, Oak Park, Illinois; one sister, Mrs. John Junk, Odgen, Utah; three brothers: Will and Peter, New Haven, and Joe, Shawnee, Oklahoma; 37 grandchildren; and 38 great-grandchildren.

One son, Alfred, preceded her in death.

Funeral services will be Wednesday at Sacred Heart church at Osage. Burial will be at New Haven.

[ Waterloo Daily Courier October 27, 1947 ]


Nicholas Gilles (1827 - 1912)
Anna Maria "Mary" (Weber) Gilles (1834 - 1919)

Alfred Kleckner (1887 - 1940)
Ernest Joseph Kleckner (1888 - 1967)
Gertrude Kleckner Michels (1889 - 1971)
Pauline Kleckner Weber (1891 - 1980)
William J. Kleckner (1894 - 1955)
Evelyn E. Kleckner Brandt (1895 - 1962)
Ida E. Kleckner Robbins (1899 - 1994)
Matilda Catherine Kleckner Dunlay (1900 - 1995)
Isabelle Mary Kleckner Condon (1902 - 1990)

Mathias "Matt" Kleckner (1854 - 1909)

Saint Peter's Cemetery, New Haven, Mitchell Co., Iowa.


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