Cathy Klaes


Cathy Pollert Klaes, 55, of Seymour, passed away with her family by her side at Schneck Medical Center on Saturday, June 4, 2016.

She was the daughter of Clarence F. and Janice Pollert, who both preceded her in death, and Karen Pollert, who survives her.

Cathy was a senior account representative for The Republic newspaper in Columbus since April of 1986. She was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church, Kappa Kappa Gamma Sorority, Tri Kappa, Leadership Jackson County and volunteered with the Distinguished Young Women Program in Seymour. She was a graduate of Seymour High School and Indiana University. Cathy was known for her positive outlook on life, generosity and always leaving a lasting impression on those around her. She loved spending time with her family and was recently enjoying helping plan Mia’s upcoming wedding. She was a proud CiCi to her new grandson, Conrad.

She is survived by her mom, Karen; daughters, Mackenzie (Nick) Eddy and Mia (Jacob McCall) Klaes; and a grandson, Conrad Nicholaus Eddy, whom she adored. She is also survived by a brother; Matthew L. Pollert; two sisters, Lori (Tim) Pollert Brady and Paige M. (Jim) Hoffman. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews, and her lifelong friend, Priscilla Wischmeier.

Visitation will be from 3 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 7, 2016, at Voss Chapel with a celebration service of fond remembrances beginning at 7 p.m. Friends and family will be encouraged to share their favorite memories of Cathy at this time. Visitation will also be from 1 to 2 p.m. Wednesday at Immanuel Lutheran Church. Funeral service will be held at Immanuel Lutheran Church at 2 p.m. Wednesday with the Rev. Ralph Blomenberg officiating.

Burial will be at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Sauers Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the C.B. Hess Memorial 4H Scholarship Fund or the Julie A. Moore G.I. Cancer Research Fund.

Arrangements were made through Voss & Sons Funeral Service, Seymour, Indiana.

A complete obituary may be viewed on the funeral home website at www.vossfuneralservice.