Paul J. Klausmeyer

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Paul Joseph Klausmeyer, 49, of Woodbine, died Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013.

Born Oct. 20, 1963, in Baltimore, the son of the late John Milton Klausmeyer and the late Mary Getty Klausmeyer. He was the husband of Jennifer Gueseman Klausmeyer, his wife of 19 years.

He earned a Bachelor of Science in biochemistry from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, a Master of Science in chemistry from the University of Maryland, and a Master of Science in environmental science from Hood College. He had also attended Johns Hopkins University for one year.

He worked as a natural products chemist for SAIC at NCI in Frederick. In addition to spending time with his family, he had many interests. He was an athlete who liked to hike, canoe and ride his mountain bike. He was a musician and composer who played three instruments.

He enjoyed the outdoors, especially his Woodbine farm. He was a conservationist responsible for planting hundreds of trees in his lifetime. He enjoyed woodworking and working on cars. For many years, he was a parent volunteer at Winfield Elementary and a long time volunteer with Winfield Recreation Council's youth soccer program.

Surviving, in addition to his wife, are daughters Eleanor and Rosemary Klausmeyer; sister Lisa Klausmeyer Hughes and husband Dr. William Hughes and family; brother Stephen Klausmeyer and family; and friends Steve Kudrick and Dean Dillman.

Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Burrier-Queen Funeral Home & Crematory, 1212 W. Old Liberty Road, Winfield.

A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at Ebenezer United Methodist Church, 4901 Woodbine Road, Sykesville, with the Rev. Judy Emerson officiating. Interment will be in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to any branch of PNC Bank, c/o Eleanor & Rosemary Klausmeyer College Fund; or to the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, 102 E. Dover St., Easton, MD 21601 or at

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Published in Carroll County Times on Jan. 25, 2013