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Thomas M. Kloeck, 78, St. Meinrad

Thomas M. Kloeck, 78, of St. Meinrad, passed away Wednesday, November 18, 2020, at The Timbers of Jasper. 

Thomas was born September 16, 1942 in St. Meinrad to Xavier and Lorena (Rupprecht) Kloeck. He was united in marriage with Sarah Scales on October 13, 1962, at Saint Paul’s Catholic Church in Tell City.

Thomas retired after 51 years from the Saint Meinrad Archabbey. He was a press foreman. A lifelong member of Saint Meinrad Parish, Thomas was a member of St. Meinrad K of C No. 5199. He enjoyed hunting, farming and gardening. 

Surviving are his wife of 58 years, Sarah Kloeck; two daughters, Lisa (Mark) Plummer of Santa Claus and Stacy Kloeck and spouse Tonya Wiser of Evansville; two sons, Thomas P. (Sue Ann) Kloeck of St. Meinrad, and Tony Kloeck of Evansville; nine grandchildren, Robby, Aaron, Elizabeth, Victoria, Kassandra, Preston, Alisha, Megan and Logan; four great-grandchildren; four sisters, Theresa Wahl of Evansville, Sister Vera Kloeck O.S.B., Edwina (Leo) Wahl, and Betty Knust, all of Ferdinand. 

He was preceded in death by three brothers, Alfred, Francis, and James Kloeck.

A mass of Christian burial will be held at 10 a.m. CDT on Monday, November 23, in Saint Meinrad Church, with burial to follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held Sunday, November 22 from 5 until 7 p.m. CST at Becher Funeral Home in Ferdinand. 

Memorial contributions may be made to the Saint Meinrad Cemetery Fund. Condolences may be shared at www.becherfuneralhome.com. 

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