Ordell G. Klucas, age 89, of Stewart, Minnesota, passed away on Wednesday, October 19, 2022, at Buffalo Lake Healthcare Center in Buffalo Lake, Minnesota.
Memorial Service will be held Wednesday, October 26, 2022, at 11:00 A.M. at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Stewart with interment in the church cemetery.
Gathering of Family and Friends will be held one hour prior to the service at the church.
Ordell G. Klucas was born on January 25, 1933, in Gibbon, Minnesota. She was the daughter of Benjamin and Mabel (Gehrke) Miller. Ordell was baptized as an infant on February 12, 1933, and was later confirmed in her faith as a youth on April 14, 1944, both at Peace Lutheran Church in Hutchinson, Minnesota. She received her education in Hutchinson, Minnesota, and was a graduate of the Hutchinson High School Class of 1951.
On October 20, 1951, Ordell was united in marriage to Quentin Klucas at Peace Lutheran Church in Hutchinson, Minnesota. This marriage was blessed with three children, Kathy, Kevin and Shelly. Ordell and Quentin resided in rural Buffalo Lake, Minnesota on Quentin’s family farm until they moved to Stewart in 1953. They shared 60 years of marriage until Quentin passed away in 2012.
Ordell was employed as a Post Master in Stewart. She retired from the United States Post Office on May 2, 2001, after serving 26 years, eleven of them as a Post Master. Ordell also helped her husband with the family business, Stewart TV Sales and Service until Quentin retired. She was a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Stewart where she taught Sunday school and confirmation and participated in bible study and lady’s aide. Ordell was also a member of the Hutchinson Flower Club.
Ordell enjoyed flowers, playing cards, bingo, and sewing. She especially enjoyed spending time with her family, grandchildren and friends.
Ordell passed away on Wednesday, October 19, 2022, at Buffalo Lake Healthcare Center in Buffalo Lake, Minnesota, at the age of 89 years.
Blessed be her memory.
Ordell is survived by her:
Son, Kevin Klucas and his wife, Janelle of Stewart, MN;
Daughter, Shelly Lange of Stewart, MN;
Grandchildren, Christopher (Jennifer) Klucas, Stephanie (Carl) Shimer, Drew (Elizabeth) Lange, Tate (Girlfriend, Hannah) Lange;
Great-grandchildren, Chase and Haylee Butler, Gavin and Colton Klucas, Savannah and Ryker Shimer, Marchal Lange;
Sister, Beverly Phifer of Glencoe, MN;
Many other relatives and friends.
Ordell is preceded in death by her Parents, Benjamin and Mabel Miller; Husband, Quentin Klucas; Daughter, Kathy Kirsch; Brother, Roger Miller; Grandson, Brett Lange; Great Grandson, Noah Klucas; Nephew, Mike Miller; Brothers-in-law, Noel Phifer, Warren DeMuth; Sister-in-law, Connie DeMuth.
Shirley Paulson says
My sympathies to Ordell’s family. She was a great co-worker at the Hutchinson post office and a good person. May she rest in peace; God’s peace be with all of you at this sad time.
susanne Penk says
her daughter Kathy was a dear friend of mine. and I miss her.