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Elinor A. Klages


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Elinor A. Klages Obituary
Elinor A. Klages

Born: August 25, 1927

Died: December 30, 2017

Elinor A. Klages, 90, of DeKalb, Illinois, passed away Saturday, December 30, 2017, at Kishwaukee Hospital in DeKalb.

She was born August 25, 1927, in Milan Township, the daughter of George and Henrietta (Hackman) Lutz, Elinor married Kenneth C. Klages on June 16, 1950, at First United Methodist Church in DeKalb.

Elinor graduated from Northern Illinois University and taught in a one room school. She was a dedicated homemaker and found raising her children highly rewarding. Elinor also enjoyed helping her husband in his real estate business.

She is survived by her husband, Kenneth; her sons, David, Richard, and Kenn all of DeKalb; several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by five sisters, Edith Lutz, Irene Rickard, Marian Saunderson, Evelyn Nafziger, Frances Craigmile; four brothers, Orval, Harold, Earle, and Lawrence Lutz.

Private family services will be held on Thursday January 4, at Anderson Funeral Home in DeKalb with the Rev. Ray Kruger of Immanuel Lutheran Church in DeKalb officiating. Burial will follow at Malta Cemetery in Malta.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the Elinor A. Klages Memorial Fund, addressed to the Klages Family in care of Anderson Funeral Home, Ltd., P.O. Box 605, 2011 South Fourth Street, DeKalb, IL 60115.

For information, visit www.AndersonFuneralHomeLtd.com or call 815-756-1022.
Published in Daily-Chronicle on Jan. 3, 2018
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