Jerry Klobe
1929 - 2020
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Jerry Klobe

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.




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Published in Knoxville News Sentinel from Sep. 21 to Sep. 22, 2020.
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September 22, 2020
Jerry was a friend to all who knew him. He always had a smile and a handshake for everyone. He love a good joke or story and had one for you in return. He love to sing and was good at it. I always tried to visit with him 1 or 2 times a month. I hate that I couldn't see him for the past few months. Covid19 stopped a lot of visits. He was a good friend and I will miss him. He loved his church and is now in a better place. God will now take care of my friend.
Ken Moore
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