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Laverne Klemme

October 24, 1929 — December 14, 2020


LaVerne (Beckerle) Klemme, age 91 of Temple, passed away Monday, December 14, 2020 at a local hospital. Graveside services will be held at 10 am Saturday, December 19, 2020 at Hillcrest Cemetery in Temple.

LaVerne was born on October 24, 1929 to Arthur and Meta (Meinhardt) Beckerle in St. Louis, Missouri. She married Alfred T. Klemme. She graduated from Central Oklahoma State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Home Economics and a Master’s degree in Education. LaVerne was a school teacher. She also spent time as a Child Life Volunteer for Scott & White Hospital and delivering Meals on Wheels with the First Presbyterian Church in Temple. LaVerne loved watching old movies and especially enjoyed spending time with her children and grandchildren. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Temple and First United Methodist Church in Temple.

LaVerne is preceded in death by her parents, Arthur and Meta Beckerle; husband, Alfred Klemme; and sister, Doris (Beckerle) Edwards.

Those left to honor and cherish her memory are her daughter, Lois K. Theriot and husband, Tom; daughter, Linda K. Glover and husband, Mike; son, Christian Klemme and wife, Kelly; grandson, Michael Allen Glover; granddaughter, Caitlin Elizabeth Klemme; and grandson, Kyle Austin Klemme.

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Saturday, December 19, 2020

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