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Glenn E. Kloha a resident of Westmont Glenn E. Kloha, 66, formerly of Chicago, IL, died Monday, Oct. 29, 2012. He was born Nov. 1, 1945, in Bay City, MI. He was the beloved husband of Judith A. "Judie" Kloha (nee Flak), whom he married Dec. 18, 1965; loving father of Jeffrey (Susan) Kloha of St. Louis, MO, Michelle (John) Kuranty of Downers Grove, IL and Corinne (Don) Jones of Westmont; adored grandfather of Taylor and Gabrielle Kloha, Katie, Michael and Alex Kuranty, and Sydney, Sam and Ben Jones; devoted son of Hattie (nee Schmidt) and the late Roland Kloha; dear brother of Shirley (Bob) Glasner of Western Springs, IL, Estelle (Glenn) Preston of Midland, MI, Alan (Carol Park) Kloha of Midland, MI and Karen (the late Jim) Pope of Midland, MI; and fond uncle of many. Glenn grew up on his family's dairy farm in Amelith, MI and was a graduate of Michigan Lutheran Seminary, Saginaw, MI. He received an associate degree from Concordia College, Ann Arbor, MI, a Bachelor of Arts from Concordia College in River Forest, IL and a master's degree from Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ. Glenn worked as a Lutheran elementary school teacher and principal for 40 years, serving schools in Garfield, NJ, Detroit, MI, Chicago, IL, Cleveland, OH, Munster, IN and Fort Wayne, IN. Visitation will be Thursday, Nov. 1, from 4 to 8 p.m. at Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 44 S. Mill St., Naperville. Additional visitation will be Friday, Nov. 2, from 10 to 11 a.m. at Bethel Lutheran Church, 36 N. Grant St., Westmont, IL 60559, 708-968-3232. Funeral services will follow Friday, at 11 a.m. in the church. Future inurnment will be in Bethania Cemetery, Justice, IL. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the , 8430 W. Bryn Mawr Ave., Chicago, IL 60631, 847-933-2413, www.alzheimers-illinois.org or Concordia Seminary, 801 Seminary Place, St. Louis, MO 63105, 314-505-7000, www.csl.edu. For information, 630-355-0213 or www.friedrich-jones.com.
Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald on Oct. 31, 2012
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