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Keith Klawes

February 17, 1943 November 30, 2017
Keith Klawes
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Obituary for Keith Klawes

Keith Donald Klawes, Rock Hill, SC, formerly of Griffith, IN, found eternal rest on November 30, 2017.
Born February 17, 1943 to the late Gustav and Muriel Klawes (nee Cox) in Waukesha, WI, Keith proudly served our country as a United States Marine, both stateside and in Vietnam before marrying the love of his life, Eileen Berens. He earned his MBA from Indiana University and built a career in business management. Following his retirement from Wachovia/Wells Fargo, Keith delighted in spending time with his grandchildren; serving as a member and past commandant of Olde English Leathernecks Marine Corps Detachment 1123 and having an active role in Knights of Columbus as a 4th Degree Knight, Faithful Navigator and Commander of the Color Corps. Keith never failed to cheer on his Chicago Cubs and Green Bay Packers.
Keith is survived by his loving wife, Eileen of 51 years; devoted children: Andrea (Scott) Sullivan of Rock Hill, SC; Christine (Julius) Vegh of Shaker Heights, OH; Keith (Jennifer) Klawes of Allenstown, NH; and Stephen (Michaelene) Klawes of Lakewood, CO. He lives on in the memories of his 11 grandchildren: Amanda, Scott, Caitlynn and Elyse Sullivan; Julius (Philisha), Marie and John Vegh; Laurel and Ashlie Klawes; and Abigail and Ryan Klawes. He will be missed by his caring sisters Kelly Klawes of Milwaukee, WI and Janet (Jim) Hemming of Janesville, WI; brother-in-law, Thomas (Adele) Berens and sister-in-law Linda Berens both of Hebron, IN; and nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his daughter, Kathleen and his brother, Glenn Klawes.
Visitation at Fagen-Miller Funeral Home, 8580 Wicker Ave., St. John, Thursday, December 7 from 9 AM – 11 AM; mass at St. Mary Catholic Church, 321 E. Joliet St., Crown Point at 11:30 AM; burial at St. Michael’s Cemetery, Schererville immediately following

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9:00 AM 12/7/2017 9:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 12/7/2017 11:00:00 AM
Fagen Miller Funeral Homes - St. John

8580 Wicker Avenue
St. John, IN 46373

Fagen Miller Funeral Homes - St. John
8580 Wicker Avenue St. John 46373 IN
United States

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11:30 AM 12/7/2017 11:30:00 AM
St Mary Church

321 E Joliet St
Crown Point, IN 46307

St Mary Church
321 E Joliet St Crown Point 46307 IN
United States

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St Michael Church Cemetery Final Resting Place

1 Wilhelm St
Schererville, IN 46375

1 Wilhelm St Schererville 46375 IN
United States

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