April 7, 1923-January 22, 2013
Louise Montgomery Klopfenstein, 89, of Lima, died at 2:23 a.m. on Tuesday at Wyngate Senior Living Center in Lima.
She was born April 7, 1923, in Allen County to Henry and Mary (Hess) Miller, who preceded her in death.
Louise married Clyde F. Montgomery, who preceded her in death. On Aug. 6, 1974 she then married Harold E. Klopfenstein who died on Jan. 1, 1991.
Surviving are two sons, Steve C. (Marilyn) Montgomery of Elida and Craig L. (Carol) Montgomery of Lima; a daughter, Marcia Kay Tilford of Murfreesboro, Tenn.; two stepsons, Harold S. Klopfenstein and Charles Klopfenstein of Florida; two stepdaughters, Mary Lou Dillard of Indiana and Lois Ann Falk of Florida; seven grandchildren, Crystal (Jeremy) Montgomery-Boring, John (Tiffany) Montgomery, Bryan Montgomery, Jennifer (Greg) Parker, Derek Tilford, Courtney (Michael) Wanat and Shelley (Mike) Buch; six stepgrandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and two stepgreat-grandchildren; two brothers, Robert (Martha) Miller of Elida and Marion (Betty) Miller of Lima; and one sister, Hazel Dunn of Lima.
She was also preceded in death by a brother, Virgil Miller; and a sister, Catherine Koenig.
Mrs. Klopfenstein was a homemaker and previously had worked at the Lima News and then for Jack Sommerville Insurance. She loved gardening, feeding and watching the birds. She enjoyed her time while at Wyngate making new friends and participating in their activities.
Funeral services will begin at 10:30 a.m Saturday at the Ash Grove Brethren Church, the Rev. Robert Eugene Miller officiating. Interment will be in Ash Grove Cemetery.
Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Friday at the Chamberlain-Huckeriede Funeral Home.
Memorial Contributions may be sent to the American Cancer, 740 Commercial Dr. #B, Perrysburg OH 43551; or American Diabetes Association, 471 E. Broad St. #1630, Columbus OH 43215
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.chamberlainhuckeriede.com