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Jean Klaus

May 26, 1930 — March 17, 2021

Jean W. Klaus, 90, of Eureka, passed away at 8:25 p.m., Wednesday, March 17, 2021 at her residence.

She was born May 26, 1930 in Bloomington, IL to Clifford and Ada (Spencer) Kaiser.  She married James A. Klaus on June 25, 1949 in Eureka.  He died on October 31, 2017.

She was also preceded in death by her parents, one granddaughter and one brother.

Surviving are her children; Mary Klaus of Spring Hill, FL, Bonnie (Dane) Rednour of Eureka, James Klaus of Secor, IL, Arthur “Rusty” (Laurie) Klaus of Eureka, Patrick (Jackie) Klaus of Eureka, Kelly (Jeannette) Klaus of Clarksville, TN, Jeffrey (Beth) Klaus of Port Angeles, WA; 16 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren.

Jean was a member of the American Legion Women’s Auxiliary.  Jean was a great mom and friend to everyone.  She was the neighborhood mom and touched the lives of everyone she met.  She will be dearly missed.

There will be no services.  Cremation will be accorded.  Burial of her cremains will be in Olio Township cemetery.  Argo-Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

Memorials may be made to Heart House or any Eureka Area Food Pantries.

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