May 1, 1962 ~ December 25, 2012
Funeral services will begin at 10 am, Saturday, December 29, 2012 at Faith United Presbyterian Church, in Brandon, with Pastor Chuck Asche officiating. Interment will follow at the Pleasant View Cemetery in Valley Springs. Full Military Honors will follow. Visitation will begin Friday, December 28, 2012, at 4pm until 7pm at Heartland Funeral Home.
Michael Steven Kloes was born May 1, 1962, on a military base in Germany to Paul and Evelyn (Volberg) Kloes. Michael moved around a lot because of his families’ military background but in 1980, he graduated from Clovis High School in New Mexico. In 1981, Michael joined the US Navy. In 1985, after an accident that broke his back, Michael was honorably discharged. He moved to Sioux Falls to be with his children. On July 29, 2006, Michael married Sheri Roseboom. He worked for the VA in food service and also drove for Yellow Cab for eight years.
Michael was a tinkerer and enjoyed working on cars, making music boxes, wood working crafts, and constructing model cars. He also enjoyed VW Bugs and playing monopoly with his family. On most weekends, Michael and Sheri could be found at the races cheering on their favorite drivers. Michael also was an active member of Faith United Presbyterian Church and the El Riad Shrine in Sioux Falls for several years.
Michael will be deeply missed by his wife Sheri, two children; Jason (Jessi) Kloes, Yokuska, Japan and April (Aaron) Skinner of Sioux Falls, five grandchildren; Braxtan, Cardon, Dylan, Heather, and Alyson; his parents; Evelyn Kloes, Liberty, SC, and Paul Kloes, Pittsburg, PA; and two sisters; Kim Kloes, Palm Bay, FL, and Rosemary (Bo) Mackey, Liberty, SC.