formerly of Clarkston, passed away on July 29, 2016 at 94 years of age. Beloved wife of the late Ernest Kluesner; dear mother of Dwain (Gwen) Kluesner and Paula (Robert) Gutherie; adored grandmother of Jeff (Anne Gutherie), John (Joellyn) Gutherie, Joanie (John) Stapelton, Mark (Tara) Kluesner,and Joshua Kluesner; Great grandmother of Kyle, Kaylea, Michael, Sterling, Grace, Hunter, Elliana, Brianna, and Brooke; Great-great grandmother to Lucy and Lana; sister to Ernestine Shew, the late Jennie Bozarth, the late Carol Kemp, the late Paul Kemp, and the late Kedric Kemp. Nellie was born on April 12, 1922 in Vigo County, Indiana to the Late D.W. and Edna Kemp. She married Ernest Kluesner on December 26, 1941 in Terra Haute, Indiana, where they resided until they moved Michigan after World War II. Nellie worked at a defense plant as a gear grinder throughout the war. She was an exceptional seamstress, avid in her community, even starting an “Over 50 Club” in Palatka, Fl and Mother’s March for March of Dimes in White Lake Twp., MI. Nellie adored her family, lending a helping hand, and will be greatly missed as the group leader, the creative genius, and artistic planner she was.
Wednesday from 4:00 to 9:00 PM and on Thursday from 2:00 p.m. until time of service
Thursday, August 4, 2016 at 3:00 PM at COATS FUNERAL HOME-Clarkston.
Burial in Oakland Hills Memorial at a later date.