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Obituaries, November 4, 2005

Melrose E. Kliewer, 89, of Mountain Lake, died Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2005, at Good Samaritan Village, Mountain Lake. Born March 26, 1916, in Gibbon, she was the daughter of Fred and Alma Abraham Lubitz. She married Willard "Bill" Kliewer on Dec. 12, 1...

Melrose E. Kliewer, 89, of Mountain Lake, died Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2005, at Good Samaritan Village, Mountain Lake.

Born March 26, 1916, in Gibbon, she was the daughter of Fred and Alma Abraham Lubitz. She married Willard "Bill" Kliewer on Dec. 12, 1935, in Odin. He died Oct. 15, 1988.

She received her education at a country school near her home and the Odin Public School. After marriage, they made their home in Mountain Lake, where she worked as a cook at the café and at the Bethel Hospital. She was a member of Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, Mountain Lake, where she participated in quilting and LWML. She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary.

Surviving are two sons, James Kliewer, Mountain Lake, and Douglas (Carolyn) Kliewer, Duluth; and four grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today and from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Bjerum Funeral Home, Mountain Lake, and from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, Mountain Lake.

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The service will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, Mountain Lake, with the Rev. Robert Gardner officiating. Burial will be in Mountain Lake Cemetery.

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