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Richard Lawrence Klott

July 24, 1955 ~ September 3, 2023 (age 68) 68 Years Old
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Richard Lawrence Klott, 68, of Hermann, MO, passed away Sunday, September 3, 2023 at Hermann Area District Hospital, Hermann, Missouri.

Richard was born in Washington, Missouri on July 24, 1955, the son of the late Clarence H. & Genevieve M. (Beuke) Klott.

Richard attended St. George Grade School and St. George High School until 1970 when St. George High School closed.  He then attended Hermann High School and graduated in 1973.

Richard was a member of St. George Church, Hermann.  He worked with his brother Vincent doing surveying with Klott Surveying since 1973.  Prior to that he worked for Birk & Wunderlich Surveyors.  He also worked with his father and brother cutting firewood and lumber and farming.

Richard is survived by a brother, Vincent Klott & wife Jovita (Bader), of Hermann, Missouri; two aunts, Antoinette (Beuke) Osseck, of Krakow, Missouri and Mary Jo (Beuke ) McDonald, of Washington, Missouri; and many cousins and friends.

Richard was a numbers guy, he was always figuring out how many things it took to complete a job.  He did welding and was always trying to improve his machinery.  He enjoyed working in the hay fields, especially baling square bales.  He also enjoyed riddles, playing washers and going to Hardees in Hermann and socializing with the locals.

Visitation will be held Tuesday, September 12th from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m.  at Toedtmann & Grosse Funeral Home, Hermann.

A funeral mass will be held Wednesday at 10:00 a.m. at St. George Church, Hermann, with Father Philip Niekamp officiating. 

Burial will be at St. George Cemetery.  Memorials may be given to St. George Church or St. George School. 

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September 12, 2023

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Toedtmann & Grosse Funeral Home
1221 Washington Street
Hermann, MO 65041

Funeral Mass
September 13, 2023

10:00 AM
St. George Church
128 West 4th Street
Hermann, MO 65041


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