1951 - 2013 HOLYOKE Klaus Postler, 61, of Holyoke and Conway, MA passed away on Monday, January 7, 2013 at his studio in Conway.
Klaus was born in Yonkers, NY on March 23, 1951, a son of the late Lynn (Walsh) and Edward Postler of Fairfield, CT. He was a graduate of UMass Amherst where he received his graduate and M.F.A. Degrees and was also awarded a MacDowell Colony Fellowship.
He was an internationally exhibiting artist and curator. Klaus was a creative, loving and caring person who was almost always barefoot. In addition to his father, he is survived by his partner, Eileen Claveloux of Holyoke, MA; his brothers, Brian of Thetford, VT; Neal and his wife Patty of Denver, CO; Christopher and his wife Laura of Kings Beach, CA; his sister Kerry Hermann and her husband Hugh of Pomfret, VT. He also leaves many special nieces, nephews, grandnieces and a grandnephew to remember his gentle spirit. Klaus also left behind many beloved friends and extended family members who will miss him greatly.
A celebration of Klaus life will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, if friends desire memorial donations can be made in Klaus's name to The Sierra Club, Sierra Club Donations, 85 Second St., 2nd Floor, San Francisco, CA 94105.Please visit www.messierfuneralhome.com
for more details. A Messier Service.
Published by Brattleboro Reformer on Jan. 10, 2013.