Kyla Klima

Kyla Klima

Kyla Klima


Kyla Klima, 35, passed away in a tragic car accident on Monday, March 11, 2024, outside Marengo, Iowa. Visitation: 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 14, 2024, at Stewart Baxter Funeral & Memorial Services, Cedar Rapids. Funeral Service: 10:00 a.m. on Friday, March 15, 2024, at Stewart Baxter Funeral & Memorial Services, Cedar Rapids. Burial: Urbana Memorial Cemetery following services. Kyla would want everyone to dress in casual clothing. Please feel free to write a note or a special memory of Kyla to place it in the casket with her.

Those unable to attend are invited to watch the service via livestream. Please find the livestream link on Kyla’s Tribute Wall and share your support and memories with her family at under Obituaries.

Kyla was born July 30, 1988, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, daughter to Dan and Rhonda Klima. She graduated from Linn-Mar High School in 2006. She worked at Optimae LifeServices in Marengo as a care giver.

She enjoyed being on the water, swimming, floating on the river, fishing, and boating. Music was a huge part of Kyla’s life; she enjoyed going to music festivals and listening to old county. Kyla loved going through Goodwill bins and finding VHS tapes of various movies and TV shows, where she would watch them over and over. She enjoyed being with her friends and cousins. Being a mother was one of Kyla’s proudest accomplishments.

She is survived by her father, Dan Klima; mothers, Rhonda and Stacy Winistorfer; fiancé, Travis Furgason; daughter, River Furgason; step-son, Parker Furgason; brother, Bret Klima; nephew, Chase Klima; niece, Dixie Klima; grandparents, Janice Boyles, Mark (Becky) Winistorfer, and Jean (George) Hampson; special uncle, Ron; numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins; many special friends that she considered family; and dogs, Minnie Pearl, Hoss, and Arya.

She is preceded in death by her grandparents, Mike (Maudie) Klima and Charles Boyles; and uncles, Rolly and Roger Gager.

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