DeLores Mae <I>Klouse Grimley</I> Novak

DeLores Mae Klouse Grimley Novak

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Death 20 Sep 2007 (aged 78)
Burial Austin, Mower County, Minnesota, USA
Memorial ID 21709047 · View Source
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AUSTIN -- DeLores Mae (Klouse) Novak, age 78 of Austin, Minn., died early Thursday evening, Sept. 20, 2007 at Austin Medical Center.
DeLores was born Oct. 17, 1928 to Anton and Hazel (Hyland) Klouse in Austin, Minn. DeLores was baptized in Austin, and when she was two years old, the family moved to a small farm near St. Ansgar, Iowa. A year later they moved to Minnesota. Her dad farmed, and the family belonged to Six Mile Grove Lutheran Church near Lyle where DeLores was confirmed.
After she graduated from Rose Creek High School in 1947, she began work at Geo. A. Hormel & Company. She married Duane Grimley in 1952, and they were later divorced. DeLores married Francis Novak on June 13, 1970. He died on June 9, 1977. DeLores retired from Hormel in 1988 after 41 and a half years.
A member of Our Savior's Lutheran Church, she was very active in Eagle's Auxiliary. She also enjoyed bus trips to casinos, spending time with family and friends, fishing in Canada, cooking and baking.
Survivors include a daughter: Shirley (Doug Cranston) Snyder, Rochester, Minn.; two sons: Michael (Kathy) Grimley, Austin, Minn., Steven Grimley, Austin, Minn.; seven grandchildren: Troy (Andrea) Snyder, Ryan Snyder, Michael Grimley, Jr., Kellie Grimley, Josh Grimley, Justin Matthews, Logan Grimley; one great grandson, Quinton Grimley; four brothers: Richard (Debbie) Klouse, Sarcoxie, Mo.; Clifford (Clarabel) Klouse, Creston, Ill.; Marvin (Mavis) Klouse, Austin, Minn.; Ervin Klouse, Mason City, Iowa.
DeLores was preceded in death by her parents, Hazel and Anton Klouse and her husbands, Duane Grimley and Francis Novak.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2007 at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Austin. Visitation is from 4 to 8 p.m., Monday at Worlein Funeral Home in Austin and at the church one hour prior to the service. There will be an Eagles Auxiliary Ritual at 5 p.m., Monday at the funeral home. Interment is at Oakwood Cemetery, Austin.


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  • Created by: K McAlister P
  • Added: 22 Sep 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 21709047
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for DeLores Mae Klouse Grimley Novak (17 Oct 1928–20 Sep 2007), Find A Grave Memorial no. 21709047, citing Oakwood Cemetery, Austin, Mower County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by K McAlister P (contributor 46787693) .