Florence M. Klawitter

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Florence M. Klawitter, age 85 of Suring, passed away on Thursday, July 5, 2018. Florence was born on June 14, 1933, to the late John and Myrtle (Tousey) Dessart in Suring. She married Richard Klawitter on Dec. 25, 1957.

Florence and Richard both worked as teachers for the Suring School District for many years until their retirement. Florence greatly enjoyed knitting, sewing, cooking, gardening and picture framing. Florence was always willing to teach and help anyone she met. She was a member of the Suring United Methodist Church.

Florence is survived by her nieces and nephews, Pamela J. (Setum) Brackmann, Rodney (Karen) Setum and family, David Holmes, Dawn Holmes, DuWayne Holmes and Ken (Maddy) Holmes; beloved cat, Buddy. She is further survived by other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard, on Aug. 12, 2015; parents, John and Myrtle; brother, Edward Dessart; sister, Louise (Robert) Setum.

A private graveside service will be held at Woodlawn Cemetery in Shawano. Gruetzmacher Funeral Home in Suring is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences can be expressed at www.gruetzmacherfuneralhome.com.

The family would like to thank the home health care workers from Woodland Village Nursing Home in Suring for the compassionate care offered to Florence.