Geraldine L. Klaers, 94

Geraldine Leone Klaers, “Gerry,” age 94, of Maple Plain, passed away Thursday, June 12, 2014, at the Haven Homes in Maple Plain.

She was born Aug. 9, 1919, in Rockford, to John and Anna (Luffey) Hutter.

Gerry was preceded in death by her husband, James; a daughter, Kathy Moore; a son, Kenny Klaers; brothers Donald Hutter and Claude Hutter; sisters-in-law Margaret Hutter, Rose Hutter, Deloris James, Bernadette Klaers, and Bernice Hutter; and brothers-in-law Donald Klaers, Richard Klaers, Raymond Klaers, and Matt James.

She is survived by her daughter, Marge (Gene) Barfknecht; daughter-in-law Susan Klaers; son-in-law Charles Moore; 12 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and sisters-in-law Eileen Klaers and Magdalene Klaers.

Mass of Christian Burial took place Tuesday, June 17 at 11 a.m. at Ss. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Loretto, with visitation from 9:30 to 11 a.m. in the church, prior to Mass. Interment was in the church cemetery.

Arrangements were handled by the Iten Funeral Home in Delano.

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