In Memory

Gwendolyn J Kluge - Class Of 1965

Gwendolyn J Kluge

Central 1965 Gwendolyn J (Kluge) Cikanek


Gwendolyn Jean Cikanek, 58, of Las Vegas, passed away Thursday, Feb. 17, 2005. She was born Nov. 2, 1946, in Mishawaka, Ind., and resided in Las Vegas for 16 and a half years. Gwendolyn was a preschool teacher. She is survived by her husband, Edward; daughter, Chanda (Bryce) Oliver of Des Moines, Iowa; son, Joseph Cikanek of Las Vegas; sister, Carol (Mark) Kyrias of Brookfield, Ill.; sister-in-law, Marie (Frank) Trankina of Indian Head Park, Ill.; granddaughters, Amber, Stacey and Sarah Oliver; and grandson, Sheldon Oliver, all of Des Moines, Iowa; and mother, Betty Kluge of Southbend, Ind. Visitation will be from 1-7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 20, at Palm Mortuary, 1600 S. Jones. Visitation also from 11 a.m.-noon Monday, Feb. 21, with a service immediately following, at First Baptist Church, 4400 W. Oakey. Interment will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 22, at Palm Memorial Park-Northwest, 6701 N. Jones Blvd. Donations may be made to the Awana Clubs International.


Information sent by Carol Kluge Kyrias 12/23/2017   


Gwendolyn Jean Cikanek (Kluge)

Date Of Birth: 11-02-1946
Date Deceased: 02-17-2005
Age at Death: 58
Cause of Death: Pancreatic cancer
Classmate City: Las Vegas
Classmate State: NV
Classmate Country: USA
Was a Veteran: No
Survived By: Daughter, Chanda Oliver and son Joseph Cikanek; grandchildren: Amber Jewell and Sheldon Oliver; great grandchild: Nova Drew;Sister Carol Kluge Kyrias (Mark), niece Hallie Kyrias Naber (Andrew); nephews Stephen and Matthew Kyrias and sister in law Marie Trankina.

She loved children and became a Montessori teacher. She was very involved in her church.



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