Eileen M. (Zessin) KlugSeptember 19, 1921 ~ September 29, 2019 (age 98)
Funeral Services for Eileen M. Klug, 98, Norfolk, will be at 11 am Friday October 4th at Christ Lutheran Church in Norfolk. Reverend Dave Goehmann will officiate. Burial will be in Hillcrest Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to service at the church. Home for Funerals is in charge of arrangements.
She passed away Sunday, September 29, 2019 at the Stanton Health Center.
Eileen Marie Christine was born September 19, 1921 on the family farm near Newman Grove to her parents George and Hulda (Anderson) Zessin. She graduated from Pierce High School.
Eileen married Cliff W. Klug on August 28, 1940 in Meadow Grove, Nebraska. The couple moved to Washington D.C. while Cliff served in the military during World War II. While there Eileen and her sister Evelyn worked as draftswomen for the Navy Ordinance Department. After the war, the couple returned to Pierce Nebraska and then moved to Norfolk.
Eileen was an active member of Christ Lutheran Church in Norfolk for many years. She served with the Braille Workers, Ladies Circle, Sunday School and many other groups and activities.
Eileen loved music and enjoyed going to the Norfolk Community Concerts. She was also a great cook. She liked to clip articles from the newspaper or magazines to share with family. Eileen had a strong faith in God and was a devoted mother and homemaker to her family.
She is survived by her children Randy (Nancy) Klug of Tucson AZ, Rick (Gin) Klug of Norfolk and Jan Newman of Norfolk, grandchildren Sara, Haylee, Jennifer, Ryan and Regan and seven great grandchildren.
Eileen was preceded in death by her parents, husband, sister Evelyn, and brothers Mel and Earl Zessin.