Gretchen Klootwyk 1928 - 2010

Gretchen Klootwyk, 82, of Cottonwood died September 20. She was born April 7, 1928 in Oskaloosa, Iowa, the daughter of Bascum and Ted (Richmond) Umberger.

She was a graduate of Newton, Iowa schools.

Mrs. Klotwyk leaves her husband of 63 years, Max; two sons Norm and Dave, both of Arizona; two daughters Linda Allison (Vern) of Texas and Chris Siebold (Steve) of Colorado; six grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren.

There are no public services planned.

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Information provided by survivors.


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