September 20, 1918 - August 21, 2015


Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, August 25, 2015 at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Marty for Louis J. Klaverkamp, age 96 of Pearl Lake who passed away on Friday, August 21, 2015 at the Good Shepherd Community in Sauk Rapids. Reverend Ronald Weyrens will officiate. Burial will take place at the parish cemetery in Marty.

Visitation will be from 4:00 pm. until 8:00 p.m. on Monday at the Daniel Funeral Home, St. Cloud and after 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday at the church. Parish prayers will be at 4:00 p.m. on Monday at the Daniel Funeral Home, St. Cloud.

Louis was born on September 20, 1918 in St. Augusta, Minnesota to Hubert and Barbara (Landwehr) Klaverkamp. He married Sally Tomczik on June 10, 1944 at St. John Cantius Catholic Church in St. Cloud. The couple farmed and lived near Pearl Lake until moving to the Good Shepherd Community in Sauk Rapids in 2008. Louis was a member of Holy Cross Parish, Crosier Apostolate, Men’s Society, Eagles Aerie #622 and Catholic United Financial.

Louis and Sally recently celebrated their 71st wedding anniversary on June 10th.

Louis is survived by his children, Alvin (Karen) of St. Cloud, Rich (Jan) of Sartell, Tom (Mary Jo) of Kimball, Vernon (Carolyn) of Sartell and Mary (Scot) Hille of Sauk Rapids; 11 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; brother, Ernest of St. Augusta; sister, Viola Kunkel of St. Cloud; nieces and nephews and other relatives and many friends.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Sally on June 26, 2015; and brother, Norbert.

Louis’ family would like to thank the entire staff of the Good Shepherd Community and St. Croix Hospice for their wonderful care.

Memorials are preferred in lieu of flowers.