Friday, February 23rd, 2024 Church Directory

Jeffrey C Klemz, 59 Clearwater, MN December 16, 1963 - August 28, 2023

It’s with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Jeffrey “Jeff” Klemz age 59, of Clearwater. Jeff departed this world August 28th surrounded by his loving family at St. Cloud Hospital.

Born on December 16th in Excelsior, Jeff was the son of Neil and Fern. He grew up in Annandale and later settled in Clearwater. Jeff had a successful career in transportation, owning and operating Priority One Freight, he loved to cook and try new restaurants, play guitar, and spend time with his loved ones. Jeff was known for his compassion, kindness and sense of humor.

Jeff is survived by his partner of 16 years Cindy, children Rachel and Chris (Alli), granddaughters Lily and Poppy, brother Ron (Lisa), and sisters Bev and Jackie. He was preceded in death by parents Neil and Fern.

A celebration of life will be held at the Clearwater Legion on October 14 from 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. Friends and family are invited to attend and pay their respects. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the following GoFundMe page ( to help pay for the unexpected cost of funeral expenses.

The family would like to express their gratitude for the support and condolences they have received during this difficult time.

Jeff will be dearly missed but will forever remain in the hearts of those who knew and loved him.