The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO


March 16, 2014

Edna L. Klepper

CARTERVILLE, Mo. — Edna Loraene Klepper, age 92, Carterville, Mo., passed away Friday, March 14, 2014, following a short illness.

She was born Dec. 24, 1921, in Jasper County, Mo., to Lora and Oma Tubbs.

Loraene lived in Carterville for over 75 years. She volunteered two days a week at ARM and was very devoted to that ministry. She also worked with the local, state, and federal elections. She was a member of the Carterville Christian Church.

She married Ted Klepper in 1945 and he preceded her in death in 1992. Also preceding her in death was a sister, Carolyn Clayworth.

She is survived by three sons, Mallory Klepper, Alba, Mo., Linual Klepper, Cassville, Mo., Dwight Klepper, Carthage, Mo.; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Hedge-Lewis Funeral Home with Jim Marcum minister officiating. Burial will follow at the Carterville Cemetery.

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