Terrance L. “Terry” Klug, 69, of Wheeling, W.Va., passed away Thursday, October 29, 2015, in Bishop Hodges Continuous Care Center, Wheeling.
Terry was born May 16, 1946 in Wheeling, a son of the late Louis and Christine E. (Quinn) Klug. He was a 1964 graduate of Wheeling Central Catholic High School; a retired employee of 31 years for Delta Airlines; a member of St. Michael Parish, Wheeling; and a U.S. Air Force veteran of Vietnam War. He was a Boy Scouts volunteer; past member of the American Legion; and an avid Pittsburgh Steelers and Pirates fan. He also worked part time at Oglebay Park Zoo’s train display and donated much of his time maintaining friends and neighbors yards and street fronts.
Terry is survived by his loving wife of 40 years, Eleanor E. “Ellie” (Bates) Klug; four children, Mary Charlotte Klug of Wheeling, Rebecca Klug of Huntington, W.Va., Kimberly Klug (James Miller) and grandson Peter Terrance Miller of London England and Joseph Klug (Richelle) and granddaughter Avelyn of Wheeling; and two brothers, Ronald Klug (Barbara) and Donald Klug both of Wheeling.
Friends will be received from Friday, 6:00-9:00 pm, at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, Elm Grove Chapel, 154 Kruger Street, Wheeling, where a vigil service will be held at 8:30 pm.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 am, Saturday Nov. 7, 2015 at St. Michael Catholic Church, with Msgr. Jeremiah McSweeney as celebrant. Interment will be in Greenwood Cemetery, Wheeling. The Moundsville Honor Guard will conduct Military Services.
Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Association. P.O. Box 96011, Washington, DC 20090-6011 or the Altenheim Resource Center, 1387 National Road, Wheeling, WV 26003. Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.altmeyer.com