Mabel Kluge, age 88 of Golconda, IL passed away July 19, 2015 at Baptist Health in Paducah, KY.
She was born in Golconda, IL on September 27, 1926 to Julius and Mary (Werner) Brandt. She married Paul Kluge on August 17, 1947 and he preceded her in death on June 5, 1993. Mabel was employed by Pope-Hardin Farm Bureau from 1945-1948 and again from 1960-1967. She then went to work for the USDA, Farmers Home Administration and retired after 20 years. She was a member of First United Methodist Church in Golconda, IL.
She is survived by a son, Mike (Jane) Kluge of Vienna, IL; daughter, Marilyn (Mike) Broughton of St. Louis, MO; two grandchildren, Travis (Lesli) Kluge of Golconda, IL, Desiree` (Josh) Buchanan of Rogers, AR; great grandson, Hayden Kluge; step- grandchildren, Lance Trover of Chicago, IL, Ashley Trover of New York.
In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by two sisters, Marie and Pauline; granddaughter, Megan Kluge.
Funeral service will be 2:00 p.m. July 21, 2015 at the First United Methodist Church in Golconda, IL. The service will be conducted by Pastor Cherrie Wilkerson. Interment will follow at Waltersburg Cemetery. Visitation will be from noon until time of service at the church. Aly Funeral Home in Golconda is in charge of arrangements.
Memorials may be made to: First United Methodist Church Golconda, PO Box 117 Golconda, Illinois 62938