(nee Klippner) Klukas, 56 of Valparaiso, went to rest with our Lord on
Saturday, January 6, 2018.
Beloved wife of
Kurt Klukas and loving mother of Rachel and Faith Dooley.
Also survived by
sisters, Sandy Miller, Cindy (Mike) Hochgesang, and Bonnie Ellis; brother,
Butch Burgess; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins. Preceded in death by
her parents, John and Ruth Klippner; sisters, Velvet Grogan and Tammy
Holbrook; and brother, Henry Klippner.
Jackie was retired
from Munster Community Hospital Quality Management Department as a
Registered Health Information Technician. She earned her RHIT certification
from Indiana University. Before her illness, Jackie supported the 5th Street
Club in Wheeler, Portage Recovery Association as a board member and previous
treasurer, and presently The Hebron Fellowship. She was an active member of
St. Paul Lutheran Church in Chesterton. Jackie enjoyed making quilts,
gardening, and canning with her best friend and neighbor Ceil.
Funeral service is
on Thursday, January 11, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. at St. Paul Lutheran Church 106
E. 1100 N., Chesterton with Rev. Erich Fickel officiating. Christian Burial
will follow at Angelcrest Cemetery, Valparaiso.
Visitation will be
Wednesday, from 5:00-7:00 p.m., at Moeller Funeral Home 104 Roosevelt Rd.,