In Memoriam: Juanita Klusman '49

Juanita Klusman '49 died on March 25, 2020. After graduating from Pacific University, Klusman received her BA from SOC and went on to teach at Central Point Elementary School for many years. After that, she opened a fabric store and operated it until her eventual retirement. Klusman and her husband, Bob, were active within their local church community, and also within the canine community; having raised and trained Labrador Retrievers for hunting and fielding. Klusman was recently honored as one of two surviving founding members of the Umpqua Valley Republican Women at the Oregon Federation of Republican Women Convention banquet.

Klusman is preceded in death by her husband, Bob. She is survived by her son, Thomas Klusman; grandchildren Benjamin Klusman, Joseph Klusman, Cassandra Sundholm and Caroline Foulard; and brother Charles C. Shinn.

Thursday, April 9, 2020