Ernest R. Klouda

Ernest R. Klouda

Ernest R. Klouda


Ernest R. Klouda, 86, of Marion, passed away Thursday, May 4, 2023. Services will be held at a later date.

Ernest was born Sept. 27, 1936, in Bertram, Iowa to Martin and Georgia (Fisher) Klouda. In 1953, he joined the U.S. Marines, leaving in 1955. On Dec. 16, 1967, he was united in marriage to Janet Fetter in Marion, Iowa. Their union was blessed with four children, Randy, Mark, Jan and Ron. Ernest loved fishing up in Wisconsin. He enjoyed watching the Hawkeyes and the Cubs. He liked NASCAR and motorcycles. Ernest loved his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was a good friend.

Those left to remember Ernest are his wife, Janet, children; Randy Klouda, Mark Klouda, Jan (Allan) Johnson, and Ron (Theresa) Klouda, eight grandchildren, sixteen great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

Ernest was preceded in death by his parents, Martin and Georgia; and three brothers.

The family would like to thank ProMedica for their care of Ernest. Memorial donations may be made to the family.

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