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June 18, 2014

Elaine M. Klie

WATERFORD — Elaine M. Klie, 70, resident of 13361 Edinboro Plank Road, Waterford, passed away at Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, on Tuesday, June 17, 2014, after a lengthy illness. Born on May 18, 1944, in Cambridge Springs, Elaine was a daughter of the late James H. Zimmer and Anabel Burger Zimmer. She married David L. Klie on July 19, 1963, and he remains as a survivor.

Elaine graduated from Edinboro High School in the Class of 1963 and following her marriage, she and her husband operated the family farm throughout their entire married life. She was a homemaker who provided a nurturing and supportive home life for her husband and children. Elaine enjoyed gardening, canning and bird watching.

Surviving Elaine, in addition to her loving husband, David, of 50 years, are two sons, Tony Klie and his wife, Vicki, and their children, Dustin, Jamie and Amber; and Rod Klie and his wife, Tina; and a daughter, Bonnie Staley and her husband, Tom Jr., and their daughters, Brooke and Abbie, all of Washington Valley. Also surviving are two brothers, Richard Zimmer and his wife, Ann, of Erie, and Gary Zimmer and his wife, Jane, of Erie.

Friends are invited to visitation on Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Van Matre Family Funeral Home in Cambridge Springs and to attend funeral services there on Saturday at 10 a.m.

Interment will be in Mitchell Cemetery, with the Rev. Duane Pinney, pastor of Washington Valley Church, officiating.

To send condolences, please visit vanmatrefuneralhome.com.

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