Doris M. Klenke


Doris M. Klenke, age 82 of Worden, IL, died Saturday, November 23, 2019, at Hitz Memorial Home in Alhambra, IL.

She was born on Thursday, August 12, 1937, in Edwardsville, IL, the daughter of Edmund and Marie (nee Rode) Wiehe.

On Sunday, January 11, 1959, she married Earl R. Klenke who survives.

She was a member of First Baptist Church, Alhambra; Kitchen Committee at church; National MPS Society.

Born and raised at Edwardsville, IL; graduated from Edwardsville High School. She worked for ASC Office, Edwardsville, IL. She then was a homemaker on their farm for many years. She began working at Hitz Memorial Home, Alhambra, as a dietary aide, from 1977 to November of 2005. She and her husband moved to their new home one mile east of the farm, where they have lived ever since. She enjoyed gardening, baking, listening to gospel hymns, breakfast with her sisters and especially her family and grandchildren.

Survivors include:
Husband – Earl R. Klenke, Worden, IL
Daughter – Kathy M. (Howard) Elmy, O Fallon, MO
Son – Dale R. (Valerie) Klenke, Worden, IL
Daughter – Linda S. (David) Hooks, Alhambra, IL
Son – Brian L. (Kristine) Klenke, Worden, IL
Grandchild – Nathan D. (Margaret) Elmy
Grandchild – Clayton H. (Clair) Elmy
Grandchild – David R. Klenke
Grandchild – Audrey M. (Josh) Peebles
Grandchild – Darren S. (Betsy) Hooks
Grandchild – Jason D. (Brooke) Hooks
Grandchild – Chelsey N. (Fiance-Matthew Robertson) Klenke
Sister – Martha Klenke, Worden, IL.

She was preceded in death by:
Father – Edmund Wiehe
Mother – Marie Wiehe Thacker (nee Rode)
Step Father – Lester Thacker
Grandchild – Kraig Anthony Klenke – Died 10/26/2010
Sister – Esther Boda.

Arrangements are being handled by Dauderman Mortuary in Alhambra, IL.

Visitation will be held from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM on Monday, November 25, 2019, at First Baptist Church in Alhambra, IL and from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM on Tuesday, November 26, 2019, at First Baptist Church, Alhambra, IL.

Funeral service will be at 10:00 AM on Tuesday, November 26, 2019, at First Baptist Church, Alhambra, IL, with Rev. Mark Gause, Pastor, officiating.

Interment will be at Harris Cemetery in Alhambra, IL.

Memorial contributions may be made to National MPS Society or Harris Cemetery.

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