Wayne Klaus

Visitation 1

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tuesday, February 5, 2019
Davis-Anderson Funeral Home
226 North 3rd Street
Girard, Illinois, United States

Service Information

10:30 am
Wednesday, February 6, 2019
Davis-Anderson Funeral Home
226 North 3rd Street
Girard, Illinois, United States

Interment Information

Girard Cemetery
Address not given
Girard, Illinois, United States

Obituary of Wayne Klaus

Wayne F. Klaus, 90 of Girard, passed away Friday afternoon, February 1, 2019, at St. John's Hospital in Springfield, IL.

Wayne was born August 10, 1928, in Carlinville, IL, one of four sons born to Charles J. and Marie H. Leefers Klaus.

Wayne graduated from Girard High School with the class of 1946.

He joined the Army in 1950 and served during the Korean War. He reached the rank of Master Sergeant before his discharge.

Wayne married Dorothy Neff, at the Girard First Baptist Church in 1954.

Wayne was grain and livestock farmer south of Girard his lifetime and enjoyed hunting, fishing and most of all his grand and great grandchildren.

Wayne was preceded in death by his parents, daughter, Kathy Klaus in 1993, and brothers Alfred and Ralph Klaus.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, February 5, 2019, from 4:00 to 7:00 pm at Davis-Anderson Funeral Home in Girard, IL.

Funeral Services will be conducted at 10:30 am, Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at the funeral home.

Burial will follow in Girard Cemetery, Girard, Illinois.

Wayne is survived by his wife, Dorothy of Girard, IL, son, Brad (Lillie) Klaus of Girard, IL, son, Scott (Cheryl) Klaus of Danvers, IL, 5 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren, brother, Norman Klaus of St. Peters, MO and several nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to Sulpher Springs Cemetery, First Baptist Church or Girard Fire and Rescue Squad.

Please visit www.davisandersonfuneralhome.com to leave condolences or light a candle in his memory.

Davis-Anderson Funeral Home, Girard is in charge of arrangements.

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