Donald Klose

donald klose
Donald Klose, 79, passed away February 26, 2019 at Elim Care Center, Fargo. Donald was born January 2, 1940 to Bernard and Susan (Stampka) Klose in Jamestown, ND. Don was the most dedicated honest man that those who knew him could attest to. Donald Worked at Mills Mutual as an insurance agent for 45 years. There he made lifelong friends whom he treasured. Don loved the lakes and our cabin was constantly a congregation of friends and family almost every weekend. Don could be spotted most times mowing the large lawn gardening and fishing. He will be greatly missed. Donald is survived by his wife, Evangeline; sons, Brian (Dana) Klose of Saint Charles, Illinois, Bradley of Fargo, ND, Jeffrey (Carrie) Klose of Lakeville, MN; and 9 Grandchildren. Donald was preceded in death by his parents.

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  1. Don was a very kind man, loving husband, Father and Grandfather. I valued his friendship.
    With sincere sympathy, Diane Bachinski

  2. So sorry for the passing of Don. Have so many good memories of the fun times that we had with the Klose family. Don was a wonderful,well liked and loved person. My thoughts and prayers are with your whole family at this time of sadness.

  3. Worked with Don for many years. He was a sensitive, sensible, and very talented employee and a good friend. So sorry for your loss, he will be missed.

  4. I am so sorry for your loss. May the words of our loving heavenly Father bring your family comfort and strength during this most difficult time as He promises to bring our loved ones back to life in a perfect world where there will be no more suffering or death (John 5:28-29 & Revelation 21:4).

  5. Don was a very good man. He was a friend of the dry bean industry and highly liked and respected. May God bless and keep you – his family.

  6. Donnie and I started 1st grade together and finished up together in Buchanan. He was a great and fun guy. Prayers and good thoughts go to you Vangie and your boys.

  7. Vannie and family: our sincere condolences to you all. We so enjoyed visiting with the both of you and Tony working with you. Don was truly one of a kind and will be greatly missed by you and many others.
    Tony and Pam Schreiner
    Treasure Island;, FL

  8. I can’t remember a time that he wasn’t smiling ear to ear… with a kind and encouraging word. He and Van were so kind to all of the boys friends, and I was lucky to be one of them! Love and prayers to Van and the boys. RIP Don

  9. Dear Vannie and family,
    So very sorry for your loss. Good memories
    of a great neighbor over the fence.
    You are in our thoughts and prayers,
    May Don Rest In Peace.
    Pat Winter and Family

  10. Brian and the entire Klose family,
    I am sorry for your loss. Your dad was a great man that I remember fondly growing up in the Clara Barton and South High days.
    God bless Mr. Klose.

  11. So sorry, I just heard about don. Have so many good memories at the cabin. David just told me. Think about you when I see your cabin. Take care! Sandy (Lee) Parsley and family.

  12. So sorry to hear about Don was a great guy! Worked with him and Van at airport when they were ticket checkers! Sorry for your loss! Marla Eggen

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