Jeanette Vivian (Hubbard) Kleffman

Born: Thu., Apr. 7, 1932
Died: Tue., Feb. 26, 2013


10:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Fri., Mar. 01, 2013
Location: Immaculate Conception Catholic Church

Mass of Christian Burial

11:00 AM Fri., Mar. 01, 2013
Location: Immaculate Conception Catholic Church

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Jeanette Vivian Kleffman
Jeanette V. Kleffman, 80, Hibbing died Tuesday, February 26, 2013, at Fairview University Medical Center-Mesabi in Hibbing.  She was born on April 7, 1932, to Manley and Inez (Andrews) Hubbard in Cohasset, MN.  She was a graduate of Hibbing High School, class of 1950, of which she remained very active.  She was a member of Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Hibbing.  She entered the sacrament of marriage with David Kleffman on November 22, 1950.  Together, they raised their family of six children.  Jeanette was centered around her family.  Her family was the most important thing to her and homemaking was her way of life.  Jeanette was known for her excellent baking skills, specializing in cookies baked with love for her grandkids.  She enjoyed taking long walks, loved her cabin on Sturgeon Lake, taking pontoon rides and most of all; spending time with her children and grandkids.  
She is survived by her six children: David (Judy) Kleffman, Perch Lake, MN, Gary Kleffman, Hibbing, Dennis Kleffman, Hibbing, Nancy (Joe) Roberts, Hibbing, Susan (Jeff) Anderson, Hibbing, and James Kleffman of Gilbert, MN; her nine grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, David E. Kleffman, in 2003; parents, Manley and Inez; three brothers, Don, Bruce, and Jim Hubbard; and three sisters, Ione Argir, Delores Lambert, and Joyce Scott.
Funeral services for Jeanette will be held at 11:00 AM, Friday, March 1, 2013, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Hibbing.  Visitation will be held in the church on Friday for one hour prior to the funeral Mass.  A private family interment will be in Maple Hill Cemetery in Hibbing following the reception.  Arrangements are with Dougherty Funeral Home of Hibbing.

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MIchelle SDeJarlais
   Posted Wed February 27, 2013
I am so sorry for the loss of your mom. I used to love to go to grandmas to sit and visist with them and listen to all the wild stories they would tell of their times when they were my age. I know she is going to be missed greatly.
If there is anything anyone needs please reach out. Love to you all in this time of sarrow.

Carole Clusiau
   Posted Wed February 27, 2013
We are sending you our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. Our sincere sympathy to the Kleffman family. Chuck and Carole Clusiau

Larry and Kathy Furlong
   Posted Wed February 27, 2013
Our deepest sympathy to all of you in the loss of your mom. She was such a great lady. Blessings for all of you.
Kathy and Larry Furlong

Ginny Whiteford Jones
   Posted Thu February 28, 2013
It's the end of an era here on earth, but the Hubbards are having a fine time in Heaven this week. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Jeanette was one of a kind and I have so many good memories with her in the middle.

Dennis & Pamela Elj
   Posted Thu February 28, 2013
Our thoughts and prayers go out to all of you. Take care and God Bless. Love, The Elj's

Shawn Whiteford Shoemaker
   Posted Tue March 05, 2013
I will always remember the wonderful times we had playing on the farm and going to the lake. Aunt Jeanette she was such a wonderful role model. I admired her so much for how she took care of her loved ones.

Kathleen Stirewalt
   Posted Wed March 06, 2013
Our very deepest sympathies to the Kleffman family. Saddened to hear about Jeanette. Thoughts & prayers to all of you.
God Bless, Bob & Kathy Stirewalt

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