Joshua Matthew Kluever, age 17, of Columbus died Sunday, February 11, 2001 as the result of an auto accident in rural Columbus, Nebraska. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, February 14, 2001at St. Bonaventure Catholic Church in Columbus. The Rev. Dan Keller will officiate. Visitation will be Tuesday after 4:00 p.m. at the St. Bonaventure Catholic Church. A Vigil will be held at 7:00 p.m. Tuesday also at the church. Visitation will continue 8:00 a.m.until 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday at the McKown Funeral Home.
Joshua was born January 24, 1984 in Columbus, Nebraska to Allen Kluever and Kate (Melliger) Jones.
Joshua, a sophomore at Columbus Scotus, was involved in Campus Ministry & Club Basketball. He enjoyed 4-wheeling, stock car racing, water sports, football and music. After school Josh helped out his father at Central Parts & Machine. He was a member of St. Bonaventure Catholic Church.
Joshua is survived by
Father Allen (Mary) Kluever Columbus, NE
Mother Kate (Boyd) Jones Columbus, NE
Sister Mollie Jones Columbus, NE
Brother Ben Jones Columbus, NE
Sisters Meghan & Melanie Kluever Columbus, NE
Brother Eric & Bryan Kluever Columbus, NE
Step-Brother Bo Jones Lincoln, NE
Step-Sister Dara Jones Lincoln, NE
Step-Sister Denise Yrkoski Columbus, NE
Step-Brothers Mick, Tim & Pat Yrkoski Columbus, NE
Grandmother Valetta Kluever Columbus, NE
Grandparents Carroll & Doris Melliger Columbus, NE
Great Grandmother Bertha Lewis Columbus, NE
Great Grandmother Grace Melliger Columbus, NE
Step-Grandparents Phyllis Frank & Dubas Columbus, NE
Step-Grandparents Robert & Artann Jones Columbus, NE
Joshua was preceded in death by
Grandfather Allen Kluever
Cousin Travis Melliger
Memorials to Scotus Central Catholic High School, St. Bonaventure Church, St. Anthony Church or Donors Choice