Nov. 12, 1915-Sept. 12, 2004
ST. FRANCIS -- Ruth Marie Klepper, 88, died Sunday (Sept. 12, 2004) at Good Samaritan Village in St. Francis.
She was born Nov. 12, 1915, in Republican City. She was a homemaker.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Orval Laverne Klepper.
Survivors include her son, Rodney Klepper and wife, Beth of Bird City; two daughters, Anita Burton and husband, Martin of Bird City, Kan., and Julia Wilkens of McDonald; 13 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.
Services are Friday, 10 a.m., at Knodel Funeral Home of St. Francis. Interment will be in Grace Cemetery in McDonald.
Visitation is Thursday, 11 a.m.-9 p.m., at the funeral home.
Memorials may be given in her name to the McDonald Senior Center of McDonald.
Knodel Funeral Home of St. Francis is in charge of the arrangements.