Joyce Laura Klute / 1927-2009Published 4:11pm Friday, September 4, 2009
Joyce Laura Klute, 82, of Maple Street, Niles, died at 1:44 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2009, at Healthwin Specialized Care Facility, South Send, Ind., following an illness.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2009, at Fulkerson Park Baptist Church, Niles, with Pastor Brian G. Hedges of Fulkerson Park Baptist Church and the Rev. Ed Villalba of Life Action Ministries.
Burial will be in Silverbrook Cemetery, Niles.
Friends may call one hour prior to the service at the church on Tuesday.
She was born on March 24, 1927, in Elkhart, Ind. to William G. Seeberger and Thelma E. Stutsman Seeberger.
She lived most of her life in Niles.
She was a charter member of Fulkerson Park Baptist Church in Niles. She enjoyed painting, drawing and traveling.
On June 21, 1947, in Niles, she married Martin E. Klute, who died on Aug. 17, 1971.
She was also preceded in death by a sister, Joan Portia Troxel, who died in 2001.
Surviving family includes sons, Michael M. Klute of Niles and Daniel M. Kluth of Niles; a daughter, Laura J. Clark of Niles; nine grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made to International Fellowship of Christians and Jews, P.O. Box 96105, Washington, D.C. 20090.
Arrangements were by Halbritter Funeral Home, Niles.