Frederick A. Klever

DELEVAN – Frederick A. Klever of Marble Springs Road, Delevan, NY passed away Sunday April 6, 2014 at the Mercy Hospital in South Buffalo surrounded by family. He was 70. He was born in Gowanda on December 5, 1943, the son of the late Vernon and Flora (Farner) Klever.

Fred worked for more than 20 years for the former Moench Tanning Co. in Gowanda, retiring in the late 1980s. Survivors include his wife, the former Geraldine M. Burdic; his children, Rebecca (Kevin) Strade of Forestville, Daniel Klever of Texas, Polly (Dennis) Mooe of No. Carolina, David Klever of Collins Center, Howard (Tracy McGrath) Klever of Warsaw; stepchildren Thomas Jr., Joshua, and Kyle Park along with grandchildren Jason, Allen, Matthew, Emily, Jeremy, Jessika, Kelsi, Tylor and Eli; great-grandchildren Sam, Laila, Trevor, Jason Jr., Owen, Olivia, and Dannie II. Brother of Pauline (Tom) LaClair of Buffalo, Patricia (Bill) Rugg of No. Carolina, Pearl Klever of Gowanda and Donna (Lee) Sank of Brocton. Several nieces and nephews also survive. Besides his parents, Fred was preceded in death by a grandson, Michael, along with brothers Vernon, Robert and Albert and sister Bertha. A Graveside Funeral Service will be held Saturday April 12, 2014 @11 a.m. in the Mortons Corners Cemetery. (Please gather at cemetery). Memorials may be made to Star Flight c/o Mercy Hospital, 565 Abbott Road, Buffalo, NY 14220. Arrangements are by the SCHINDLER FUNERAL HOME, 44 Center St., Gowanda (716)-532-4200.