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Kathleen Douglas Klocke

October 7, 1919 - May 28, 2010

Kathleen Klocke, a 45 year resident of Southern California passed away peacefully on Friday May 28,2010 in Long Beach, Ca. Kathleen was born in the Bronx, New York on Oct 7, 1919. She was raised in the Bronx and graduated from Cathedral High School in 1938. Kathleen married William Klocke in 1941 and they were married …read more

Kathleen Klocke, a 45 year resident of Southern California passed away peacefully on Friday May 28,2010 in Long Beach, Ca. Kathleen was born in the Bronx, New York on Oct 7, 1919. She was raised in the Bronx and graduated from Cathedral High School in 1938. Kathleen married William Klocke in 1941 and they were married for 65 years until William’s death in 2006. They raised 4 children on Long Island, New York. They moved to Torrance, Ca in 1965. Kathleen worked as mail carrier for 14 years in Torrance and Carson, Ca. She was a member of the Torrance Women’s Club, where she served as president from 1987-1991. Kathleen is survived by her two sons Douglas (Marianne) and William (Joan), both of New York and her two daughters Nancy (John) of Harbor City, Ca. and Kathy (Russ) of Huntington Beach, Ca. She is also survived by ten grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews, and many friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, William Joseph Klocke, who passed on May 26, 2006. A viewing will be held at Gamby Funeral Home in Lomita on Wednesday June 2, 2010 between 4-8pm and services will be held at Saint Margaret Mary Church in Lomita on Thursday June 3, 2010 at 3:00.pm.

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