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Dwanna Matthews Klose

July 25, 1936 October 19, 2021
Dwanna Matthews Klose
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Dwanna Matthews Klose, 85, of Haskell, went home to the Lord on October 19, 2021. Dwanna’s life will be celebrated at 11:00am, Saturday, October 23, 2021 at the First United Methodist Church, with Bro. Tony Grand officiating. A visitation will be held from 7:00-8:00 pm, Friday, October 22, 2021 at Haskell Funeral Home, 2 Avenue D. Condolences may be made at www.haskellfuneralhometx.com.
Dwanna was born July 25, 1936 in Comanche County to Mack and Delma Turnbow Matthews. In 1940, the Matthews moved to Haskell County where Dwanna lived the remainder of her life. She was a graduate of Haskell High School and remained a loyal Haskell Indian Fan. She was a cheerleader and also chosen as the Cotton Queen of Haskell County in 1953.
Dwanna married Wilbert Klose in 1954. This past February they celebrated their 67th wedding anniversary. Their union was blessed with two daughters, three granddaughters and two great grands. Dwanna was a faithful member of the First United Methodist Church in Haskell for 67 years; where she taught Sunday school and was a member of the Hazel Weaver Bible Class. Dwanna was a charter member of the Haskell Cowbelles, Haskell Young Homemakers, and more recently, The Happy Book Club. She was very active in her community. Dwanna was active with PTA, 4-H and Girl Scouts. She served as Girl Scout Cookie Chairman. Every February the living room was a maze of cookie boxes.
Dwanna worked for the Department of Agriculture for 36 years, and helpful in their farming, ranching and custom harvesting business. She was known to bring hot lunches to the fields. Collecting and sharing recipes; hosting coffee and dinner parties; collecting antiques; sewing for her family and reading a good mystery were her favorite things in life. Dwanna loved sharing the adventures of her “3 Ts”: her granddaughters, Tenille, Tracy, and Ty, and in recent years, her great grands, Lennox and Shy. Her greatest loves called her Nans.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Mack and Delma Turnbow Matthews and son-in-law Larry Mathis.
Dwanna is survived by her loves, husband, Wilbert Klose; daughters, Pam Opitz (Ron) of Mount Pleasant, TX and Cam King (Wade) of Sanger, TX; granddaughters, Tenille Williams of Ft. Worth, TX; Trac Mueller (Scott) of Ft. Worth, Tx and Tyler King of Ft. Worth, TX; great grands, Lennox and Shy Mueller; sister, Jan Alexander of Holliday, TX; two brothers and several nieces and nephews.
Dwanna believed in love of family, holding her friends close at heart and the power of prayer.
Memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church, 201 North Avenue F, Haskell, TX 79521.

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Visitation

Friday

22

Oct

7:00 PM 10/22/2021 7:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 10/22/2021 8:00:00 PM
Haskell Funeral Home

2 Avenue D
Haskell, TX 79521

Haskell Funeral Home
2 Avenue D Haskell 79521 TX
United States

Funeral Service

Saturday

23

Oct

11:00 AM 10/23/2021 11:00:00 AM
First United Methodist Church

201 North Ave. F
Haskell, TX 79521

First United Methodist Church
201 North Ave. F Haskell 79521 TX
United States

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First United Methodist Church

201 North Ave. F
Haskell, TX 79521
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