Published in the Iola Register on Nov. 14, 2012.

YVONNE KLEPPER

YVONNE KLEPPER
   Yvonne Lucille Klepper, 72, Pawnee City, Neb. passed away on Monday, November 12, 2012 at the Pawnee Manor. Yvonne was born on May 10, 1940 to Emory and Belmae (LaBarge) Dallen in Clyde, Kan. She was a longtime resident of Pawnee City, Neb.
   Yvonne graduated High School from Jamestown, Kan. in 1958. She drove the handi van for the Action Center for many years and that was one of her favorite things to do. She loved going fishing and camping. Yvonne loved going on trips, having coffee every day and many more things with her longtime friend Lucille Lloyd.
   Her faith was very important to her. Yvonne attended Zion Lutheran every week until her health would not allow it any more.
   She is preceded in death by her parents, sister Anna Lea Cherney, and stepsons Larry Jo and Dale Spier.
   Survivors include her son Steven and wife Sheryl Peters of Benton, Kan.; daughter Gale and husband Eric Johnson, Butte, Montana; 5 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; stepchildren, Jeff and Teresa Spier, Pawnee City, Neb.; Theresa and Chuck Schneider, Summerfield, Kan.; Frank and Norma Hamilton, Beatrice, Neb.;  brothers and spouses, DeWayne and Sondra Dallen, Wichita; Farrell and Mary Frances Dallen, Topeka; sisters and spouses, Marie and Jewel Folson, Topeka; Mary Jane Girrard of Goessel, Kan.; Doris and Lyle Bergstrom, Courtland, Kan.; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
   Memorial services are at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 17, at Wherry Mortuary, 919 G Street, Pawnee City, Neb. Officiating will be the Reverend David Cramer.
   Register book available for signing Friday, Nov. 16, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Yvonne’s wishes were to donate her body to the Nebraska Anatomical Board. Memorials may be given to family choice. Online condolences may be left at www.wherrymortuary.com.