Gerald William KlausGerald William Klaus, 79, of Fowlerville, Michigan passed away Tuesday October 9, 2018 in Howell, Michigan. Gerald was born on May 10, 1939 to August Henry and Helen Edna Klaus in Brighton, Michigan.
Gerald started his business, Klaus Gardening, in 1961 and continued cutting grass even after his retirement in 2012. In recent years he was a member of the Church of the Nazarene in Perry. Gerald loved hunting, fishing, motorcycles, restoring cars, and spending time with his children and grandchildren. Gerald, who was known by many as Jerry, married the love of his life, Margaret Klaus of Fowlerville on September 5, 1959. Together they raised two sons: August (Wendy) Klaus, age 58 of Fowlerville, and Walter (Vivianne) Klaus, age 55 of Howell .
Gerald was preceded in death by his parents, his loving wife Margaret, his sister Marlene Floury, and brother Tom Klaus.
Gerald is survived lovingly by his two sons, his grandchildren: Dennis Cummings, Kimberly Wilson, Jessica Bozung, Kyle Klaus, Courtney Klaus, Andrew Klaus, Zachary Klaus. and his great-grandchildren: Callie Cummings, Kirbie Wilson, Braden Bozung, Charlie Bozung, Scarlett Klaus, Kaidence Bennett, Trent Bozung and Elijah Klaus.
Visitation took place Friday, October 12, 2018 at Herrmann Funeral Home, from 2-8 p.m. The Funeral was this Saturday, October 13, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at the Nazarene Church of Perry.
In lieu of flowers, the family would ask that you donate to St Jude Children's Hospital. Please leave the family a condolence at pjherrmannfuneralhome.com