FORT JENNINGS — Hilda Kleman, of Fort Jennings, will celebrate her 90th birthday April 23, 2013. An open house is planned from 2 to 4 p.m., April 13, 2013, at Fort Jennings St. Joseph Catholic Church Basement. The family request that gifts be omitted.
She was born April 23, 1923, in Putnam County to Louis and Caroline Verhoff. On April 18, 1945, she married Richard Kleman, and he died March 29, 1997.
Kleman has six daughters, Ruth (Ron) Baumgarte, Jane (Jim) Gerdeman, Kathy (Jim) Holdgreve, Sue (Tom) Wiechart, Norma (Larry) Beining, all of Delphos; and one son John Kleman, of Fort Jennings. One daughter, Patricia (Mike) Sarka, is deceased. She has 22 grandchildren and 27 great-grandchildren. One great-granddaughter, Emily Klausing, is deceased. She has one step-great-grandchild.
She is a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, in Fort Jennings.
Kleman enjoys spending time with her children and grandchildren.
90th Birthday: Hilda Kleman