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-- Cora Mae Klokkenga, 99, of Hartsburg, died Monday, Feb. 16, 2009,
at Maple Ridge Care Centre in Lincoln.
Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Thursday at Holland Barry and Bennett
Funeral Home in Lincoln.
Her funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at
Hartsburg United Methodist Church, with Pastors
Becky Barrow and Julie Azbell officiating.
will follow in Hartsburg Union Cemetery.
Mrs. Klokkenga helped her husband farm in the
Hartsburg area for many years.
She was born Dec. 19, 1909, in Bartlett, N.D., to
N.O. Newby and Mary Lee Newby. She married Walter
"Pat" Klokkenga. He preceded her in death in 1991.
She is survived by a very special niece and
caregiver, Doris Higdon of Delavan, and several
other nieces and nephews.
She was the last member of her immediate family
to go home.
Besides being a farmer's wife, Cora Mae was very
active in the Hartsburg United Methodist Church and
the Ladies Aid at the church.
She was known in the area for the quilts, quilt
blocks and rag rugs that she made.
Memorial donations may be made to Hartsburg Rescue
Squad or Hartsburg United Methodist Church and will
be accepted at the funeral home.
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