Jeannine E. Klitz, 93


Jeannine E. Klitz, age 93, of Fremont, Nebraska passed away Wednesday, June 15, 2022, at the Crowell Memorial Home in Blair. She was born March 16, 1929, in Fremont to Gustav and Philomena (Glodowski) Stigge.
Jeannine grew up at Dodge and married, Leonard S. Klitz on June 24, 1948, at St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church in Dodge. After marriage, they farmed near Dodge, until moving to Fremont in 1985. Leonard preceded her in death on May 3, 2001.
She was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church in Fremont, Joan of Arc Circle at St. Pats and was a former member of St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church in Dodge.
Jeannine is survived by her son, Robert (Debra) Klitz of Dodge; daughters, Carol Klitz of Minneapolis, Minn., Barbara (Richard) Ortmeier of Blair and Geraldine (Mark) Berens of Houston, Texas; brothers, Rodney (Kay) Stigge and Patrick Stigge, all of Omaha; 9 grandchildren, Julie (Mark) Edmonds, Michelle (Steve) Martinez, Vicki (Pete) Edghill, Lindsey (Steven) Stumpe, Dustin (Noelle) Klitz, Scott (Julie) Berens, Sarah (Volker) Donabaum and Matthew (Kailyn) Berens. and 13 great-grandchildren and one due in June.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; daughter, Ruth (Don) McLaughlin; brothers, Gustav G. (Agnes) Stigge, Walden Stigge and infant, Kenneth; sisters, Dorothy (Mel) Vitek, Marilyn Pospishil and infant, Patricia: and granddaughter, Tracy Ortmeier-Henningsen.
Funeral Mass will be 10 a.m., Monday June 20, 2022, at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Fremont. Rev. Nicholas Mishek will officiate. Visitation will be on Sunday from 4 to 6 p.m., with a Rosay at 6 p.m., all at Moser’s in Fremont.
Interment will be at 2 p.m., Monday at St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church Cemetery in Dodge.
Memorials are suggested to St. Wenceslaus Catholic Cemetery in Dodge or St. Patrick Catholic Church in Fremont.
Online condolences may be left at
Moser Memorial Chapel, 2170 N. Somers Ave. Fremont, NE 68025 402-721-4490.