Eloise Klemme, 88

Funeral services for Eloise Faye (German) Klemme, 88, of State Center, were held on Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, at Trinity Lutheran Church in State Center. Pastor Mike Maddick officiated, and Steve Long provided special music. Robert German, Timothy German, Kevin German, Mark German, Greg German, Ronald Veren and Dan DeVore served as pallbearers, along with Eloise’s loving grandchildren: Emily Long, Alicia Long, Elizabeth Klemme, Gabrielle Klemme and Dan DeVore. Honorary pallbearers were Howard and JeNell Hilleman, Arvin and Julia Klemme, Olga Kastner and Ida Oglesby. Guests were present from Trinity Lutheran Church, St. Johns Lutheran Church, Iowa River Hospice, State Center Nursing and Rehabilitation, and classmates of St. Johns Parochial School. Eloise was laid to rest in Hillside Cemetery in State Center. Mitchell Family Funeral Home was entrusted with caring for Eloise and her family.