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Amalie  Klimes

Amalie Klimes

March 25th, 0023 - April 16th, 2023

Amalie's Obituary

Amalie Klimes (Pitrova), age 100, of New Buffalo, Michigan passed away on Sunday, April 16, 2023. She was born on March 25, 1923, in Rohozna, Czech Republic, to Frantisek and Marie Pitra (Hejhalova) and immigrated to America in 1945 where she resided in Chicago. On October 17, 1956, she married Jan Klimes and they spent 55 years together until his passing in October of 2011.

Amalie is survived by her nephew, Jiri Charvat, of Rohozna, Czech Republic; grandniece, Jane Manzke, of Westmont, Illinois; grandnephew, Robert Golias, of Westmont, Illinois; and countless friends and neighbors who will remember her as “Amy” and recall her always with her beloved, Pepik, enjoying her garden.

A memorial mass will take place on Saturday, April 29, 2023 at 11:00 am at St. Mary’s of the Lake Catholic Church (718 W. Buffalo St., New Buffalo, MI 49117). A luncheon will follow mass at the church. For a more lasting memory, donations in Amalie’s name may be made to the Humane Society of Southwestern Michigan (5400 Niles Road, St. Joseph, MI 49085) or to an animal shelter of your choice. Feel free to share a memory with family and friends on the online guestbook at www.starksfamilyfh.com. Arrangements entrusted to the Sommerfeld Chapel, 15 North Barton St. New Buffalo, MI 49117.

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