EAST LIVERPOOL - Chloe J. Gurklies, 81 of East Liverpool, died at Adkins Convalescence Center on Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013, following a lengthy illness. She was born in East Liverpool on April 23, 1932, and was a daughter of the late Donald E. Wetzel and Hattie (Young) Wetzel-Taylor. Chloe had lived in California for many years until returning home in 1989. She was a member of the Assembly of God.
Chloe is survived by a son: Martin Gurklies of California; a daughter: Alice Contreras and her husband Art of Colorado; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; three brothers: Ted, LeRoy, and Joby; and a sister, Donna and their families.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Gurklies was preceded in death by her sisters, Carolyn and Dora.
In accordance with Mrs. Gurklies' wishes, no services have been planned.
The Calcutta Chapel of the Martin MacLean Altmeyer Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements.
Family and friends may view this obituary, sign the guest book or send condolences online at www.altmeyer.com