Name Age Place of Birth > Place of Death Newspaper Publication Date Submitter
KLOSTERMANN, Robert J "Bob" 60  Breese IL  CarlyleUB  24 Jan 2001  fch 

Robert Klostermann, 60

Breese State Farm Insurance Agent and former Mater Dei High School principal and teacher, Robert J. "Bob" Klostermann, died at St. Joseph's Hospital in Breese on Monday, Jan. 22nd, 2001, at the age of 60 years.

A son of Joseph and Frances Heimann Klostermann, he was born in Highland on Oct. 5th, 1940. On Aug. 15th, 1964, in Highland, he married Leann Stoecklin, and she survives.

Other survivors include three sons, Michael Klostermann of Salem, Steven Klostermann of Bloomington and Paul Klostermann of Breese; three daughters, Laurie Klostermann of Nashville, Mrs. Lynn McSparin of Highland and Leah Klostermann of Breese; one granddaughter; two brothers, Vincent Klostermann of Greenville and Joseph Klostermann of Breese and four sisters, Mrs. Catherine Koerkenmeier of Highland, Mrs. Margaret Richter of Trenton, Mrs. Edith Gerhard of Little Rock, Ark., and Mrs. Helen Burk of Jacksonville.

A sister, Dolores Weinheimer, preceded him in death.

Mr. Klostermann taught at Mater Dei High school in Breese from 1963-1967 and then at the University of Wisconsin from 1968-1970. From 1970-1981, he served as principal at Mater Dei. He currently was an agent for State Farm Insurance with an office in Breese.

He was a member of St. Dominic's Church in Breese, Bishop Althoff Fourth Degree Assembly, member and past Grand Knight of the Breese Knights of Columbus, former president and current secretary of St. Dominic's parish council and St. Dominic ministries.

He also was a former assistant regional superintendent of schools for Clinton/Washington counties, member of Mater Dei Fathers and Friends, former board member and advisory council of St. Joseph's Hospital in Breese and Mater Dei Hall of Honor honoree.

Rev. Patrick Peter will officiate at services at 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 25th, at St. Dominic's. Burial will follow in St. Dominic-St. Augustine's cemetery in Breese.

Visitation is at the Moss Funeral Home in Breese from 4 to 9 p. m. today (Wednesday) and from 8 to 9:45 a.m. Thursday. 

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