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Obits > 1951- Charles Klobes

Submitted by Melva Taylor

The Daily Gazette, Sterling IL

June 26, 1951 - Tuesday, pg 2
Charles Klobes, Lyndon, Dies Monday Evening
Lyndon: - Charles Klobes, 83, retired farmer, died Monday, June 25, at 7:15 p.m. in his home in Lyndon. 
The body rests in the Helm Funeral Home, Prophetstown.  Funeral arrangements have not been completed. Burial is to be in the Leon Cemetery
Mr. Klobes was born Jan. 28, 1868, in Hessel-Cassel, Germany, the son of John and Katherine Miller Klobes. He came to the United States at the age of 13.  He married Sadie Drain Dec. 25, 1907.  He farmed in Whiteside county for 25 years.  The last place he farmed was at Woodward's Bluff, about five miles south of Prophetstown.
After retiring, he bought a home in Lyndon, moving there eight years ago.
Surviving are his wife; two sons, Ralph of San Angelo, Tex., and Malcolm of Lyndon; and two daughters, Mrs. Dean (Violet) Harris of Phoenix, Ariz., and Mrs. Lloyd (Nadine) Franks of Prophetstown.  Mrs. Harris and Malcolm Klobes are twins.

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