Irma May Breedlove


    Irma May Breedlove of Cuba, Missouri was born Friday, July 30, 1926 at Union, Missouri to Roy W. and Vinita E. (nee Sassmann) Thompson and passed away on Friday, May 17, 2019 at the age of 92 years.


    Irma married Eldo W. Klaeger on December 17, 1944 at Jacksonville, Florida and to this union Judy, Jackie, Robert, Dennis and Jerry Lee were born.  Eldo passed away October 12, 1989.
    Irma owned an operator Irma’s Flowers and Gifts for 26 years. She retired in 1996.
    She married Farrell Breedlove on October 22, 1996.
    Irma was a very talented lady. She could paint beautiful pictures and her pencil drawings of angels were amazing. Every spring Irma would be outside getting her garden ready and then in the summer she would spend hours and hours canning.
    She was a devout member of the Cuba United Methodist Church, until her health began to decline.
    She was preceded in death by her parents, Roy and Vinita Thompson; husbands, Eldo Klaeger and Farrell Breedlove; and two sons, Dennis Klaeger and Jerry Lee Klaeger.
    She is survived by her children, Judy and husband Russell Halbert of Steelville, Missouri, Jackie and husband Joe Hughes of Cuba, Missouri and Robert Klaeger and companion Pam Kerby of Sullivan, Missouri; 15 grandchildren, Keith and wife Dailene Forbes of Steelville, Missouri, Crystal and husband Gerald Earhart of Steelville, Missouri, Jodi and husband Bill Goerger of Cuba, Missouri, Jan and husband Troy Jones of Cuba, Missouri, Meredith and husband Bo Tonella of St. Louis, Missouri, Bobby Klaeger of St. Charles, Missouri, Christopher Klaeger of Atlanta, Georgia, Stephany Klaeger of St. Louis, Missouri, Sara Klaeger of Sullivan, Missouri, Draton and wife Nancy Halbert of Steelville, Missouri, Mary and husband Jim West of Steelville, Missouri, Brenda and husband Russ Klouzek of Cuba, Missouri, Jason and wife Laura Halbert of Steelville, Missouri, Nicole and husband Tim Hebert of Union, Missouri and Chad Klaeger of Cuba, Missouri; 27 great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
    Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. to noon on Friday, May 24, 2019 at the Cuba United Methodist Church in Cuba, Missouri.
    Funeral service will be held at noon on Friday, May 24, 2019 with Pastor Paula Brookshier officiating at the Cuba United Methodist Church in Cuba, Missouri. Special music by John and Leslie Craig will be “In The Garden” and “Hymn of Promise.”
    Interment and prayers will be at 3 p.m. on Friday, May 24, 2019 at the Union Cemetery in Union Missouri.
    Casket bearers are Gerald Earhart, Keith Forbes, Bobby Klaeger, Christopher Klaeger, Troy Jones and Bill Goerger.
    Arrangements under the direction of the Mizell Funeral Home in Cuba, Missouri.