Oct. 26, 1928 - Sept. 26, 2008
Funeral services for Robert Klockow, 79, of Aurelia, will be 10:30 Tuesday, Sept. 30, at the St. Paul Lutheran Church in Aurelia with Pastor Larry Lemke officiating. Burial will be in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery, rural Aurelia.
Robert Gene Klockow was born on Oct. 26, 1928, the son of Arnold Emil and Frieda Anna (Hansen) Klockow, in the Alta Hospital. Robert graduated from the Brooke Consolidated School in 1946. After graduation he attended brick laying school in Storm Lake. He worked as a bricklayer in Storm Lake, Fairmont, Minn., and for Bob Hatch in Cherokee. He returned to farming the family farm with his father until his retirement at age 70. He had been a resident of the Cherokee Villa, in Cherokee, for the last two months.
He was a member of the St. Paul Lutheran Church in Aurelia. Robert loved going to auctions and was a collector of many things, and also enjoyed, hunting, fishing, gardening, and computers.
Robert died Friday, Sept. 26, 2008, at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center in Cherokee.
Preceding Robert in death were his parents, his sister Margaret Koch, and his brother-in-law, Robert Koch.
Survivors include his sister, Marilyn Klockow of Aurelia, one niece, Beverly and her husband Dale Wordekemper, and three nephews and their wives, Randy and Sharon Koch, Ken and Cathie Koch, and Dave and Jill Koch. Also surviving are great nieces and nephews; Kari, Doug and wife Jill, Lindsey, and Eric Wordekemper, Jeremiah Koch, Amy, Josh and wife Alaina, and Jake Koch, and Adam and Allison Koch, great-great nephews Bennett and Carson Wordekemper and Mason Koch, and great-great niece Addy Wordekemper, and other relatives and friends.
Kim J. Benton
Kim J. Benton, 49, Sac City, formerly of South Sioux City, died Saturday, Sept. 27, 2008, at a Sioux City hospital.
Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday at Mohr Funeral Home, 1000 W. 29th St., South Sioux City. Visitation will begin at 1 p.m. with the family present. Burial will be at a later date.
Kim is a former employee of the Pilot Tribune.