Elaine Eleanor <I>Majerus</I> Kloeckner

Elaine Eleanor Majerus Kloeckner

Rose Creek, Mower County, Minnesota, USA
Death 16 Jan 2018 (aged 83)
Adams, Mower County, Minnesota, USA
Burial Adams, Mower County, Minnesota, USA
Memorial ID 186695420 · View Source
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Elaine Eleanor Kloeckner, 83 of Adams, Minnesota, died peacefully in her sleep at her home on Tuesday, January 16, 2018.

Elaine was born August 17, 1934 in Rose Creek, Minnesota to Jacob and Eleanor (Fruth) Majerus. She graduated from Rose Creek High School in 1952. After high school, Elaine worked as a housekeeper for Jay Hormel. While employed, she would travel with the Hormels to their winter home in California. She married Ambrose “Amby” Kloeckner on November 7, 1953 at St. Peter’s Catholic Church. They moved to the farm in 1958 where she was a homemaker, raised their seven children and helped Amby farm the family farm.

Elaine enjoyed gardening, traveling, volunteering, watching sports, doing word finds and collecting bells.

She was a member of CCW, Catholic United Financial, American Legion Auxiliary, Nursing Home Auxiliary, and an active member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Parish.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Ambrose; brother, Nicholas Majerus; sister, Sr. Arlene Majerus.

Elaine is survived by her children: Linda Streiff, Boone, IA; Joseph (Heidi) Kloeckner, Glenwood, IA; Arlene (Randy) Burch, Wildwood, MO; Mary Kloeckner, Young America, MN; Mark (Deb) Kloeckner, Tucson, AZ; John (Barb) Kloeckner, Adams, MN; Karen (Don) Fasbender, Adams, MN; 19 grandchildren; 22 great grandchildren; five great great grandchildren; brothers: Arnold (Ilene) Majerus, Burnsville, MN; Ralph (Barb) Majerus, Cedar Falls, IA; James (Susan) Majerus, Oklahoma City, OK; sister: Dorothy (Mike) Dvorsik, Myerstown, PA; sisters-in-law: Julaine Wencl, Owatonna, MN; and Sherry Majerus, St. Claire Shores, MI; nieces and nephews.

A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 2:00 PM on Sunday, January 21st at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Johnsburg, MN with Father Martin Schaefer officiating. Interment will be at Sacred Heart Cemetery. Visitation will be at the Adams Funeral Home on Saturday from 4:00 to 8:00 PM with a Rosary at 4:00 PM and a prayer service at 7:30 PM. There will also be visitation at the Adams Funeral Home on Sunday from 12:30 to 1:30 PM.

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  • Created by: Janet Stephenson
  • Added: 16 Jan 2018
  • Find a Grave Memorial 186695420
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Elaine Eleanor Majerus Kloeckner (17 Aug 1934–16 Jan 2018), Find a Grave Memorial no. 186695420, citing Sacred Heart Cemetery, Adams, Mower County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by Janet Stephenson (contributor 46853083) .