KLAGES, Clara F., 78, of Wheeling, W.Va., died Monday, May 2, 2016 at home surrounded by her family.
She was born June 9, 1937, in Junior, W.Va. She was a member of Wayman’s Ridge Fairview Church. She worked for many years as a nurse’s aide at Wheeling Hospital.
In addition to her parent’s, she was preceded in death by one brother, Cecil Fortney Jr., and one sister, Louise Gray.
She is survived by her loving husband, Rev. Raymond Klages; two sons, Raymond Klages Jr. (Regina) of Virginia, and Russell (Maria) Klages of Wheeling; one daughter, Peggy Klages of Wheeling; one brother, Russell “Sonny” (Anette) Fortney of Pensacola, Fla.; three grandchildren, Matthew, Jamie, and Russell Jr.; two great grandchildren, Skyla and Layna; and several nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received for a memorial gathering on Thursday, May 5, 2016 from 9 am until time of service 11 am at the Altmeyer Funeral Homes, Lutes & Kirby-Vance Chapels, 118 Grant Avenue, Moundsville, with Rev. Raymond Klages and Rev. Martha Ognibene officiating.
Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.altmeyerfuneralhomes.com
Peggy, Ray and family. So sorry for your loss. I always enjoyed working with Freda and hope she got to enjoy her retired life. Always remember all those crocheted articles. Deepest sympathy Betty Jo Hall( BJ)
Thinking of you all.
Prayers with you all at this time of need!!
Jamie Thayer, Dallas & Gregory Klages
Uncle Ray, Russell, Ray Jr., and Peggy sorry for your loss. It has been awhile since I seen you all. I have very fond memories of Aunt Freda and she will be miss. Sorry I can’t be there but you all are in my thoughts and prayers.
I haven’t seen Aunt Freda in so long but I’ve always loved her. Give Pap a hug for me please. RIP my Aunt Freda. Sending all my love and prayers to my family.
I was saddened to hear of your loss. Please know how very sorry I am.
I would like to provide my condolences to the Klages family for their loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this tough moment.
Ray sorry to hear about your loss. I hope our Good Father can her have in a good place at this time and that she can soon shine in the sky to guide you and your beloved ones.
You are all in our thoughts and prayers. I will really miss Freda. If there is anything you need – please let us know. We love you.
My condolences to the Klages family for their loss