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Dorothy Kluver

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Dorothy Kluver, 94, of Carroll, died Sunday, Jan. 15, 2023, at Accura HealthCare in Carroll.

Mass of the Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 21, at Holy Spirit Church-St. John Paul II Catholic Parish in Carroll. The celebrant will be Father Kevin Richter. Con-celebrant will be Father Merlin Schrad. Music will be by Kathy Halbur and Sherry Loughran. Lectors will be Jim Berning and Meghan Rupiper. Gift bearers will be Dorothy’s granddaughters. Casket bearers will be Dorothy’s grandsons. Burial will be at Mount Olivet Cemetery in Carroll.

Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 20, at Sharp Funeral Home in Carroll. A Christian Wake Service will be held at 6:30 p.m. Visitation at Holy Spirit Church will be from 9-9:45 a.m. Saturday.

Funeral arrangements are the guidance of Sharp Funeral Home in Carroll, and online condolences may be left for Dorothy’s family at

Dorothy, a daughter of Charles and Anna (Brummer) Quandt, was born on May 5, 1928, at Charter Oak, Iowa. She grew up in Charter Oak and attended school. After her formal education Dorothy returned home where she worked on her family farm.

On April 21, 1948, Dorothy married Albert Kluver in Charter Oak. The couple farmed near Ute and Danbury before moving to Charter Oak in 1958. In 1967 they relocated to Carroll. In addition to being a devoted homemaker, Dorothy cleaned many homes in the area for over 46 years.

Dorothy enjoyed playing bingo and cards, and dancing at many area dances. Dorothy was a member of St. John Paul II Parish in Carroll.

Dorothy is survived by her children: Dean Kluver of Carroll, Randy (Pam) Kluver of Carroll, Nancy (Jim) Gross of Carroll, Terry (Sandy) Kluver of Carroll, and Lisa (Jim) Berning of Carroll; 13 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; her brother James (Donna) Quandt of Westside; sister-in-law Veronica Quandt of Carroll; as well as many nieces, nephews and extended relatives.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband: Albert, in 2003; and her siblings Paul, Harry, Robert, Francis “Butch,” her twin brother Donald, Norman, Marcella Kluver and Evelyn Jenkins.

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