Oak Ridge - Jerry Sanford Klobe, 90, of Oak Ridge, died Friday, September 18, 2020, in Oak Ridge.
Jerry was born December 26, 1929 in Seventy-Six, Missouri, to George and Harriet Klobe.
As a young man, he worked on his family farm; as the school teacher in the local one-room school house; and served as a temporary postmaster for the town of Seventy-Six.
He graduated with a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the Missouri School of Mines and worked for Union Carbide and Martin Marietta. He was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Oak Ridge.
Jerry was preceded in death by his parents; his siblings, Dale and Patricia Klobe; his wife, Lawanda; and his son, Michael.
He is survived by his daughter, Mary and her husband, Meier; his niece and nephew, Brooke and Casey.
Jerry enjoyed traveling g and his favorite place to be was on the family farm in Seventy-Six. Always smiling, always ready with a joke or a story, Jerry never met a stranger.
The family would like to extend sincerest gratitude to the staff of Canterfield of Oak Ridge and Amedisys Hospice and nurse Juliana Schmitt for their compassionate care.
Due to Covid -19, there will be no service. A memorial service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be in the form of donations to St. Mary's Catholic Church, 327-A Vermont Ave , Oak Ridge, TN 37830.
Weatherford Mortuary is in charge of arrangements. An online guestbook can be signed at www.weatherfordmortuary.com