Dolores Kluge


1:00 pm
Saturday, October 6, 2018
Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
320 South Pearl Street
Canandaigua, New York, United States

Final Resting Place

White Haven Memorial Park
210 Marsh Rd.
Pittsford, New York, United States

Obituary of Dolores Kluge

Dolores Mae Kluge


Canandaigua – Dolores Kluge, 92, passed peacefully, Sunday, September 30, 2018, surrounded by her five surviving daughters and niece.


She was predeceased by her husband Wallace Kluge (Wally), Daughters Sheila Rodway, Jeanine Stopka and Grandson Shane Wheaton.


She is survived by Daughters Karen (John) Schumacher, Robin (Greg) Vogt, Pam (Todd) Anderson, Mari Dibble (Ronald Tillack), and Lisa Anderson (Michael Cordello), Son In-Law, Roger Stopka. Grand Children, Paula (Brian) Brocklebank, Anissa Pakowski, Patti (Jeff) Doran, Krista Steinmetz, Laci & Kaci Anderson, Eric Voss, Kurt Dibble, Jaimi Vogt and Ben (Melissa) Stopka. Great Grand Children, Brianna, Ashley & Cassie Brocklebank, Stephen Mackenzie & Brett Doran, Isabella, Nicholas & Ava Packowski, Camryn & Jason Stopka and Nolan Anderson, Great Great grandsons Mason & Orlando Doran. Brothers, Howard (Polly) Yatzeck and Ronald (Marianne) Yatzeck and many Nieces & Nephews.


Dolores was one of four girls and five boys born to parents August and Nellie Yatzeck. Throughout her life she maintained a close relationship with her family no matter the distance between them. Dolores met and eloped with high school sweetheart Wallace Kluge in 1943 before Wally was shipped overseas. They eventually settled in Naples, NY where they raised 7 girls together. Although she held several jobs throughout her life she was most happy being Mom and a homemaker. She also enjoyed bowling, playing bingo, watching old movies and listening to music.


A Memorial Service to celebrate her life is being held at The Good Shepherd Lutheran Church on S Pearl St., Canandaigua, NY on October 6th, 2018, at 1:00 PM. Interment at White Haven Memorial Park, Marsh Road, Pittsford, NY


In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to The Dementia Society of America.

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