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Beatrice Mae (Cass) Klitz

August 4, 1925 ~ October 5, 2023 (age 98) 98 Years Old

Beatrice Klitz Obituary

Beatrice M. Klitz, age 98, Caroline, passed away in the early morning  hours of Thursday, October 5, 2023 at The Pines Post Acute & Memory  Care, Embarrass. 

Beatrice was born August 4, 1925 at home in the Township of Matteson,  Clintonville, daughter of the late Ira and Hazel (Velie) Cass. She attended  Woodland School in the Township of Matteson and helped her parents on  their home farm. Later she worked at Midway Tea Room, Clintonville.

On May 28, 1947, Beatrice was united in marriage to Ruben Klitz at Bethany  Church, Clintonville. Following her marriage, they moved to Pella where they  were members of Bethlehem Lutheran Church. They settled in Caroline where they  were members of Zion Lutheran Church, Caroline. Beatrice was a member of the  Ladies Aid, Altar Guild, and helped with Sunday School.

Beatrice worked at Hanson Glove, Clintonville, and for 23 years at Eagle Knit in  Shawano. She retired at the age of 62 in 1987. She, also, worked at the Caroline  Ballroom in the Snack Bar and waitressed. She enjoyed many years working at  The Marion Advertiser with her family.  
Beatrice was an excellent homemaker, canning fruits and vegetables, baking pies  and bars for her family and many local events. She prided herself in making  beautiful flower arrangements. She also enjoyed spending hours watching the birds at the birdfeeder and sitting by the fireplace.

Beatrice is survived by her loving family: 5 children-Bonnie (Russ) Ehlert, Elaine  (Jack Nell) Beaulieu, Dale Klitz, Jane Marquardt, and Patsy Brandenburg; son-in law-Kenneth Strassburg; 7 grandchildren-Wendy (Steve) Schweighardt, Jeff (Jeni) Strassburg, Joel (Amanda) Strassburg, Christa Krause, Skeeter (Heather)  Beaulieu, Jay (Missey) Teske, and Angie Brandenburg; 13 great-grandchildren,  Noah and Cody Schweighardt, Jacob and Alyssa Strassburg, Nathan, Kylie,  Naomi, Elsie Bea and Molly Strassburg, Addison VanPay, Megan and Aidan  Beaulieu and Jeffery Teske; and in November her first great-great grandson baby Teske; 1 sister-Arlis Kabble; 1 sister-in-law-Elaine Ann Klitz; and many nieces  and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband Ruben in 1969; her parents; two  daughters-Shirley Strassburg and Beverly Yaeger; a grandson-Jeremy Yaeger;  sons-in-law-James Beaulieu, Wayne Yaeger, Otto Marquardt, and Daniel Brandenburg; her sisters and brothers, Virginia, Florence, Dorothy, Mary, Lula, Warren and Henry; and numerous brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law.

Funeral services will be held Monday, October 9th, 2023 at 11:00 a.m. at Zion  Lutheran Church, Caroline, Pastor Jim Folz and Pastor Craig Nehring officiating.  Visitation will be from 9:00 a.m. until the time of the service on Monday at the church. Burial will follow at Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Caroline. A luncheon will  follow at the Caroline Legion.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Zion Lutheran Church, Caroline. 

The Eberhardt-Stevenson Funeral Home & Crematory, Clintonville, is assisting the  family. 

The family would like to thank The Pines Post Acute & Memory Care and  ProMedica Hospice for the great care given to our mother.

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October 9, 2023

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Zion Lutheran Church
W12804 Cty Rd M
Caroline, WI 54928

Funeral Service
October 9, 2023

11:00 AM
Zion Lutheran Church
W12804 Cty Rd M
Caroline, WI 54928


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