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Dave Klump

Dave Klump, 70 years old, of Ste. Genevieve, MO, passed away peacefully surrounded by family Tuesday, January 2, 2024 at 2:22 am at home in Ste. Genevieve, MO.

He was born April 9, 1953 and was married to Shirley (Kertz) Klump on June 14, 1975.

He is survived by Wife, Shirley Klump of Ste. Genevieve, MO; Four Sons, Matt (Adrienne) Klump of Bloomsdale, MO, Ryan (Amy) Klump of Festus, MO, Tyler (Amie) Klump of Sainte Genevieve, MO, Trevor (Allison) Klump of Sainte Genevieve, MO; Two Sisters, Linda (Norman) Bone of Sainte Genevieve, MO, Rhonda (Lloyd) Roth of Saint Mary, MO; Two Brothers, Dennis (Sharon) Klump of Brewer, MO, Dale (Rhonda) Klump of Ste. Genevieve, MO; Step-Sister, Gail (Steve) Zoellner of Perryville; Two Step-Brothers, Wes LaRose of Sainte Genevieve, MO, Glen LaRose of Brewer; Grandchildren; Nolan, Carter, Olivia, Carly, Kiersten, Logan, Jack, Oliver, Ashlyn, Lydia, Brielle, Zaniel and Myla.

He was preceded in death by Father, Larry J. Klump; Mother, Georgiann T (Grass) LaRose; Step-Father, Lester J. LaRose.

Visitation was at Basler Funeral Home in Sainte Genevieve, MO on Friday, January 5, 2024 beginning with the Rosary at 3:30 pm till 8:00 pm and Saturday, January 6, 2024 from 8:00 am till 9:15 am.

Service was at Church of Ste. Genevieve on Saturday, January 6, 2024 at 9:30 am.

The Clergy was Rev. Gregory Klump.

Burial was at Valle Spring Cemetery in Ste. Genevieve, MO.

Memorials can be made to Valle Schools Foundation.

After graduation from the University of Missouri-Columbia with a degree in Agricultural Economics, he joined the sales team at Moorman’s Manufacturing Company.  Positioned in the top 100, he was promoted to a managerial position.  Dave later changed careers, creating and developing the properties of Mississippi Lime Company as the property manager. After retirement from Mississippi Lime, he continued farming full time, which was his lifelong passion.  Dave was a member of the Ste. Genevieve Elks Club, Knights of Columbus 1037, Ste. Genevieve Catholic Parish, Valle Catholic School Alumni, University of Missouri Alumni and an avid Mizzou sports fan.  He was a supporter and donator to Food for the Poor Inc. and supporter for the Center for Life.

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