Eleanor E. Klutts of Lockport passed away on Thursday, July 3, 2014 at the Orchard Manor Nursing Home in Medina, NY. Mrs. Klutts was born in the Town of Royalton on May 27, 1927, daughter of the late Vernon and Florence (Stahl) Childs and she grew up in the Town of Royalton. She and her husband, Duane Klutts, were married on August 15, 1947 and he predeceased her in 1977.
She was employed as an account clerk for Niagara County Department of Economic Development and was a member of Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Niagara County Council of the Aging, Middleport Senior Citizens, Lutheran Women's Missionary League and was also a member of the Home Bureau Handicrafters Group. She enjoyed her family, traveling, bowling and playing Eucre.
She was predeceased by a grandson, Daniel Klutts; and two siblings, Richard Childs and Allen Childs. She is survived by two sons and two daughters, Roxanne (Keith) Wallace of Lockport, Darryl (Beth) Klutts of Harpursville, NY, Melinda Haberer and Kirby (Candy) Klutts, both of Lockport. Also surviving are nine grandchildren, Wendy (David) Nour of Georgia, Todd (Holly) Kenyon of Montana, Maggie Klutts of Utica, NY, Katie Klutts of Washington, DC, Abby Klutts of Harpursville, NY, Mitchell Haberer of Grand Island, NY, Nathan (Dawn) Harberer of Rochester, Heather (Phillip) Garis and Hilary (Ethan) Taylor, all of Lockport. Also surviving are eight great-grandchildren; and a sister-in-law, Shirley Tennant of Ohio.
Friends may call Monday from 6-9 PM at the Bates, Wallace & Heath Funeral Home, 38 State St. Middleport. Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday at 11:00 AM at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 133 Telegraph Road Middleport, NY. Burial will be in Royalton Mt. Ridge Cemetery.
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