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Loretta M. Klobe, 94

Loretta M. Klobe, age 94, of St. Cloud, died Sunday, March 8, 2009.

She was born Aug. 31, 1914, in Winsted, the daughter of James and Amelia (Moy) Barrett.

Loretta married Andrew M. Klobe Oct. 11, 1938, in Winsted. They farmed in the Norwood area until 1960, when they moved to St. Cloud.

Loretta was employed by Fandel’s Department Store, retiring in 1976.

She was a member of St. Augustine’s Catholic Church, the Christian Women, and the Catholic Aid Association.

Loretta is survived by her children, Douglas (Lola) of Hot Springs, AR, Donald (Joan) of Bemidji, and Mary Ann (Dennis) Ruhuff of Osakis; eight grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; and five brothers.

Mass of Christian Burial took place Friday, March 13 at 10 a.m. at St. Augustine’s Catholic Church in St. Cloud, with the Rev. Anthony Oelrich officiating. Interment was in the Assumption Cemetery Mausoleum.

Visitation was Thursday, March 12 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Daniel Funeral Home in St. Cloud, with prayer by the women at 4:30 p.m., and parish prayers at 7 p.m. Visitation continued Friday, one hour prior to the service at the church.

The Daniel Funeral Home in St. Cloud handled the arrangements.