Sampson G. Klotz, 81, Mt.Vernon, a retired Point township farmer and a
representative of two pioneer South Posey county families, died at Friday (25 Jul 1957) at a Cynthiana Nursing Home.
Ill for a long period of time, Mr. Klotz
entered the nursing home two weeks ago from the home of his sister, Mrs. G.
Edward Behrens, in Mt.Vernon. He had resided with Mt. and Mrs.
Behrens since 1953.
The body is at Weisinger Funeral Home in
Mt.Vernon where friends may call after this evening.
The funeral service will be at Monday in Weisinger
chapel. The officiating clergyman will be Rev. Otis Wasson, a native of
Posey county and a present pastor of BereanBibleChurch in Evansville. Burial will be in Oak Hill
cemetery at Evansville where the wife of the deceased, nee Alice Rhodes, who died
in 1946 is buried.
The deceased resided in Evansville from 1937 to 1953.
He was a member of First Methodist church of Mt.Vernon.
Mr. Klotz was a son of Henry J. Klotz, a Union Army soldier in the
Civil War, and Sarah S. Greathouse. Both were
members of pioneer families of Point township where
the late deceased was born.
Surviving are a
son, Sampson G. Jr., Fair Oaks, Calif; three
daughters, Mrs. Floyd Maynard, Evansville, Mrs. Lloyd Crane, R. R. 13, Evansville,
and Mrs. George Randolph, R. R. 13, Evansville; nine grandchildren and one
great-grandchild, and the sister, Mrs. Behrens.