Mary Klopfenstein


SCOTT -- Mary E. Klopfenstein, 85, died Tuesday, July 15, 2014, at her residence.

She was born October 19, 1928, in Wells County, Indiana, the daughter of Jacob and Minnie (Baumgartner) Tonner. On December 10, 1950, she married Marvin W. Klopfenstein, who survives.

She is survived by her husband, Marvin Klopfenstein, Scott; a son, Keith (JoAnne) Klopfenstein, Scott; a daughter, Karen (Lester) Manz, Paulding; two sisters, Marcella (Truman) Yergler and Doris (Dale) Feichter, both of Bluffton, Ind.; 11 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a granddaughter, Jaymee Klopfenstein; two sisters, Cordelia Aeschliman and Lucille Reinhard; and two brothers, Curtis and Harry Tonner.

Funeral services will be conducted at 3 p.m. Friday, July 18, at the Latty Apostolic Christian Church. Burial will follow in Latty Apostolic Christian Church Cemetery. Visitation will be from 2:30-8 p.m. today, July 17, at the Latty Apostolic Christian Church fellowship hall, and one hour prior to services at the church.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Galilean Children's Home, Liberty, Ky., or Gateway Woods Children's Home, Leo, Ind. Online condolences may be sent to Den Herder Funeral Home, Paulding, is handling the arrangements.

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