Dorothy Kloock

Dorothy Kloock


Dorothy Kloock age 88, of West Des Moines, formerly of Ames died Sunday April 7, 2013 at Fountain West Care Center. A gathering time will be 11 a.m. until noon on Friday April 12, with a celebration of life memorial service at 1 p.m. Friday April 12, at Bethesda Lutheran Church in Ames.

Dorothy was born in Hancock County IA on the family farm the daughter of Fred and Lydia (Fritz) Missal. She graduated from Garner High School and attended Luther College. During WWII she taught school on an emergency teacher's certificate. Dorothy married Dean Kloock May 25, 1947 in Garner, IA. The couple lived in Sibley, Clear Lake, Fredericksburg and at Holiday Lake in Brooklyn. Dorothy worked at Manatt's Construction for 20 years. Being avid Cyclone fans, Dorothy and Dean decided to move to Ames after retirement. Dorothy was a member of Bethesda Lutheran Church in Ames, American Legion Auxiliary and a member of PEO for over 55 years.

Dorothy is survived by; sons, Danny (Glynace) Kloock of Omaha and David (Kim St. Pierre) Kloock of Urbandale; three grandchildren: Zachary (Mickelle) Kloock, Nathan (Adrienne) Kloock and Dr. Kirsten (Victor Ha) Kloock; and four great-grandchildren: Addison, Mickinlee, Nora and Miles Kloock.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Dean and a brother Donald Missal.

Memorials may be sent to: The Multiple Sclerosis Society or Bethesda Lutheran Church.

Online condolences may be sent to

Funeral Home

Grandon Funeral and Cremation Care
414 Lincoln Way Ames, IA 50010
(515) 292-2273

Published in Des Moines Register from Apr. 10 to Apr. 12, 2013