Linda Klare

December 22, 1955 - October 9, 2016

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Linda L. Piper Klare, 60, of Edgewood, KY passed away on Sunday, October 9, 2016. She was a Media Buyer with Northlich in Cincinnati, Ohio. The most important thing in her life was taking care of her husband, her three sons and her grandchildren. Linda was preceded in death by her parents: Bud and Boots Piper and grandchildren: Hope and Grace Klare. Linda is survived by her beloved husband of 40 years: Jerry Klare; sons: Chris (Luci) Klare, David Klare and Kevin (Emily) Klare; sisters: Deborah (Joe) Patane and Kathy (Tom) Mitchell; brothers: Denny (Laura) Piper and Pat Piper; grandchildren: Maria, Joseph, Gianna and George and aunts and uncles: Bill and Joan Schunder and Mary Bessler. A visitation will be held on Saturday, October 15, 2016 at St. Xavier Catholic Church, 607 Sycamore Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202 from 8:30 AM until 10:30 AM followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 AM. Memorials are suggested to the American Heart Association and/or Alzheimer’s of America. To leave an online condolence please visit us on Facebook or at


Scott Young - Dec 26, 2016

I remember Linda at Dixie in high school, she was always so kind and polite. Thoughts and prayers to the family.

Tim and Linda Lucas - Oct 17, 2016

Jerry, we were just returning from out of town when we received the news of Linda’s passing. Jerry we are so sorry and hope the beautiful memories of Linda’s love comfort you and your family and stay with you forever.

Dave Caldwell - Oct 14, 2016

Jerry I am so sorry for your and your families loss. Prayers for your family to help see your through this difficult time.
Dave & Peggy

Dave and Kathy Sheets - Oct 13, 2016

Dear Jerry and boys
We just heard the news and we couldn ‘t believe it. We wanted to let you know how sorry we are and to let you know what a wonderful person we thought Linda was. Please know our prayers and thoughts are with you and your families

Mike and Betty Ann - Oct 13, 2016

Jerry, Chris and Luci, David, Kevin and Emily,
While there are no words that can take away your pain and sorrow, know that there are so many of your friends and family embracing you in love today, and for all the tomorrows. We will be there with you through this journey. Linda’s smile and contagious laughter will forever be with us.
We love you always and all ways.

Jeff and Lynn Voskuhl - Oct 13, 2016

Jerry and boys, our hearts are aching for your loss. Loved that big smile of Linda’s! She will be truly missed!

Donald & Donna Sturgeon - Oct 13, 2016

Jerry and family, we are deeply saddened by the news of your loss. We pray that God will grant you the strength needed to get through this moment in your life. Our most sincere condolences.
Donald & Donna

Rick and Karen Barnes - Oct 13, 2016

Jerry and family, I am so shocked to hear of the passing of Cousin Linda. Please accept Rick and my sincere sympathy at this time. I am sorry but we will be unable to attend as we are out of town on vacation for three weeks. Just remember she has gone to a much better place and will be with us always. Depend on each other’s strength to get through this. You are in our thoughts and prayers . Love, Cousin Karen

Randy Thompson - Oct 13, 2016

Jerry, family, I can only say that I’m so sorry for your loss. Linda was really an amazing lady, always smiling and laughing. I personally will miss her and I hope and pray you can get through this.

Janet and Michael Grueter - Oct 12, 2016

We are sending our deepest sympathies to all of you. Linda Klare was such a beautiful, fun, and loving person. May your most cherished memories of her give you comfort during this difficult time.

Stacey Issler - Oct 12, 2016

I’m so sorry for your loss. My sincerest condolences to you and your family.

Jarid and Jamie Marksberry - Oct 12, 2016

We are so sorry for your loss! Praying for your family.

Cheryl and Joe Niehues - Oct 12, 2016

Dear Jerry, Boys, and Cousins,
Please accept our sincere sympathy on the sudden passing of Linda. It seems no matter how much time we’re given on this earth, it is never enough. Death is never easy to accept, but when it is unexpected it adds even more to the grief. I hope the very special condolences you are receiving are some consolation at this very sad time. I am so very sorry that we will not be able to attend the services as I will be out of town and Joker has a prior commitment. Know that all of you will be in our thoughts and prayers. Be strong for each other. Love always, Cheryl

Kathy Ruck - Oct 12, 2016

Jerry & Family, my heart is breaking for you all. Please know that you will be in my prayers. I have know doubt, that Linda is in heaven catching everyone up on the grandchildren. Her smile was contagious. Be strong for one another and love one another. Family is everything. God is holding you all, let him help. Love you all. Kathy

Lisa McNeece Miceli - Oct 12, 2016

Dear Klare family,
I am so sorry for you loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
God Bless you.

Carol Kreinbrink - Oct 12, 2016

Thoughts and prayers with your family. Linda was such a nice person.

Chip Munich - Oct 12, 2016

I was shocked to hear about Linda. You have my deepest sympathy.

Gary & Gerri Lynn Kemper - Oct 12, 2016

Jerry and family
Our hearts are broken for your loss. Linda was a very special lady that will truly be missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this very difficult time. We love you.

David and Jill Fessler - Oct 12, 2016

Dave and I were just shocked to hear of Linda’s passing. We are so sorry for your loss. She was just a fun, wonderful human being who absolutely loved life and especially loved her family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time. Love to all.

Karen (Loaring) Razo - Oct 12, 2016

To the Klare Family,
I worked with Linda many years ago at Falhgren & Ferriss and Stockton, West, Burkhart. I ran into her a couple of years ago and to me she looked exactly the same. She was a hoot to work with…..I am in total shock at the news. Please accepted my deepest sympathy and prayers.
Karen (Loaring) Razo

Beverly Eckler - Oct 12, 2016

To the Klare and Piper families: My dad, Raymond (Eckie) Eckler was Buddy Piper’s cousin. My grandmother, Henrietta Frances Eckler was a sister to Lillie Piper. I just want your family to know that the Eckler girls’ thoughts and prayers are with you at this tragic time. May God bless you.

The Dusings, Charlie, Kay and Joe - Oct 12, 2016

Jerry and family
Your beautiful, happy, friendly, loving Linda has left way too soon, and her smile will be missed by sooo many. She was a bright star in this world. Gerry, know you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers now and will remain in our prayers. Everyone loved Linda. To know Linda was to love her! She is surely in heaven.
Love and prayers,

Boo Boero - Oct 12, 2016

I am so very sorry for your loss of your beautiful mother, wife, grandmother, sister, and friend. I have heard so many wonderful things about her from Debbie. Our thoughts and prayers are with you in this difficult time.

Chuck Giller - Oct 12, 2016

Jerry and family, so sorry for your loss, your friends at MWF are thinking about you.

Patty Henson - Oct 12, 2016

Jerry, Chris, David & Kevin…I am so very sorry for your loss. Linda was a wonderful wife, mother and grandmother. She just adored her family and was very proud of her boys. I will hold so many found memories of our time working together at Northlich and our crazy and funny commutes to/from work. Her laughter brightened the darkest times. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

Stan Hunt - Oct 12, 2016

Our Hearts & Prayers are with you.

Ellen Grimme - Oct 12, 2016

Dear beautiful Klare and Piper families,
There are no words to express my sadness and morning. I cannot fathom the grief and loss you all must feel. Please know my constant and continuous prayers are with you all. Linda is in heaven and she is the most special angel and must be God’s favorite angel that He wanted her back home in heaven so soon. I love you all and you, your families and Linda will be in my heart and prayers every moment forever.
Love, Ellen Grimme

Mary Ann Colley - Oct 12, 2016

Jerry, Chris, David and Kevin,
Our hearts our broken for your family. We are still in shock. Linda always had a smile on her face and had nothing but so much pride and love for her family. She will be so missed! We pray for you peace in knowing she is with God and always in your hearts! I will be out of town this weekend so unfortunately I will not be able to attend the funeral but know that you will be in my prayers!! Love to all, Mary Ann and Tony Colley

Marilyn Santerre - Oct 12, 2016

Jerry & Boys,
My heart is breaking for all of you. Seems like I have known Linda all my life. She was a great friend, wife, mother & godmother to Michelle. I will miss her forever. Please know that I am thinking of you & praying for all of you. Love to you all❤️

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