Ethel Pauline (Hall) Klaus

ETHEL PAULINE KLAUS (NEE HALL) VALPARAISO, IN Ethel Pauline Klaus (nee Hall), age 95, of Valparaiso, passed away on Thursday, June 26, 2014 surrounded by her loving family and staff of the Life Care Center in Valparaiso. She was the daughter of James and Anna Hall. Ethel grew up in Brook, IN and attended Indiana University. She retired from Methodist Hospital, medical records and quality insurance division, after 25 years of service. Ethel was preceded in death by her parents; sisters: Josephine and Florence; and brother, James. She is survived by her loving daughters: Kathleen Klaus of Oak Park, IL, Jennifer (Clifford) Brooker of Valparaiso, Barbara (Jeffry) Grosdanis of Demotte, and Julie Klaus of Davenport, IA; grandchildren: Angela Herzog, Justin Mayberry, Crystal Simmons and Amanda Gerich; great grandchildren: Lauren and Brianna Hoover, Annah Mayberry, Skyler, Mason and Dominic Simmons; great-great grandchildren: Alexa Kras, Ryder Dunning and Carter Dunning; nieces and nephews: Eileen Weppner, Phillip Edgren, Charlie Edgren and James Hall, Jr. In fulfillment of Ethel's wishes funeral services will be private. There will be no visitation. Contributions may be made to VNA Hospice of Porter County. Burns Funeral Home entrusted with cremation.


Published in The Times on June 29, 2014