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Obituary of Magdelena J. Klaumann

Magdelena Josephine Klaumann, the daughter of George Blazek, Sr. and Josephine (Kouba) Blazek, was born December 4, 1929 at rural Cuba, KS and passed away on August 14, 2016 at the Smoky Hill Rehabilitation Center, Salina, KS at the age of 86 years, 8 months, and 10 days.
Magdelena grew up in Cuba, KS, attending the local public schools, graduating from Cuba High School in 1947. She worked at the Lang Grocery Store at Cuba from 1953 until 1958.
On June 8, 1957, she was united in marriage to Clarence H. Klaumann and to this union was born: Trudy, Nancy, and Kayleen.
The couple made their home in Belleville, KS where she was a cook and custodian for the Belleville Public Schools from 1980 until her retirement in 2002.
Magdelena was a member of the ZCBJ Lodge of Cuba, KS and also the American Legion Post #345 Auxiliary, Cuba, KS.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Clarence in 1982, two brothers, Joseph E. Blazek and George Blazek, Jr; two sisters, Helen Klima and Elsie Nobert; and one great grandson, Chance Killen
Magdelena is survived by three daughters, Trudy Killen, Nancy (Robert) Lohf, and Kayleen (Terry) Chaput all of Salina, KS; six grandchildren, Jedediah (Earlisha) Killen, Jeremiah (C.J.) Killen, Christopher (Sarah) Lohf, Amanda Lohf, Elizabeth Higgins, and Bret Higgins; two great grandchildren, Phaydynn and Keegan Killen; other relatives, and friends.
Funeral services will be held at 10 AM Thursday, August 18, 2016 at the First United Methodist Church, Belleville, KS with Pastor Kathy Aeillo, officiating.
Interment will be at the National Bohemian (Kopsa) Cemetery, Cuba,KS.
Friends may call from 9 AM until 9 PM on Wednesday with the family greeting friends from 5 PM until 7 PM at the Bachelor-Surber Funeral Home.
Memorials are suggested to the Memory Unit-Smoky Hill Rehabilitation Center or the Hillcrest Alumni.
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Bachelor-Surber Funeral Home, Belleville, KS is in charge of the arrangements.


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