BARBARA JEAN KLOCKE
Barbara Jean "Jeanie" Klocke, 84, of Quincy, passed away at 5:44 p.m. Saturday (July 7, 2012) in Blessing Hospital with her family at her side.
Born June 9, 1928 in Philadelphia, Missouri, Barbara was the daughter of Frank W. and Minnie Gast Klocke.
Barbara attended Steffenville, Missouri and Fairview Grade Schools and Leonard, Missouri High School. As a teenager, she and her sister worked at the Sheaffer Pen Factory in Ft. Madison, Iowa. She was later employed in Food Services at the Colonade in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and retired after 24 years as Food Service Director at the Admiral in Chicago, Illinois.
Following her retirement, Barbara relocated to Quincy to be with her sister, Marjorie Bohnenkamp. A member of the Mt. Pisagh Mennonite Church in Leonard, Missouri, Barbara was an active attendant of Central Baptist Church in Quincy where she was a member of the Loyal Workers Sunday School Class and the Women's Joy Circle.
Barbara loved her God, her church, her home and working in her beautiful yard. A dedicated Christian, she participated in and contributed to numerous religious and humanitarian organizations. Her Bake Sale Shop will be sorely missed at the Salvation Army Auxiliary's Annual Rummage Sale.
Survivors include a brother, Frank "Sonny" Klocke (Lydia) of Leonard, MO; two sisters, Dorothy Klocke Mahla of Quincy and Sandra Miller of Tucson, AZ; a son, Eddie Dean Kinsinger (Doris); three grandchildren, Jared, Candra and Gabe; four great grandchildren; two nephews, Gene Cockrum (Mary Lou) of Mendon, IL and Stephen Klocke of Camdenton, MO; two nieces, Lynn Marie McNaul of Springfield, MO and Teresa Sellars of Tucson, AZ; five great nieces and great nephews, Shane Cockrum, Sheri Cockrum, Gina Cockrum, Joren Chapman and Cassie Fichtner; and her beloved companion, Sparky.
Barbara was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Mona Lois in infancy and Marjorie Bohnenkamp; and a brother in infancy.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday morning at 11:00 in Central Baptist Church by Pastor Wayne Lock.
Graveside services will be held Wednesday afternoon at 2:30 in the Maplewood Cemetery in Clarence, Missouri.
Visitation will be Wednesday morning from 10:00 until the time of services at Central Baptist Church.
The Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Memorials may be made to Central Baptist Church, Mt. Pisagh Mennonite Church or the Mennonite Central Committee.