In loving memory of William E. Kludt: 1937-2024


Bill passed away on Feb. 22, 2024. He was born Feb. 9, 1937, in Pendleton, Oregon, to Edward and Bernice Kludt. He attended Centralia schools, operated a dairy and beef farm for 25 years, and drove a school bus for Centralia for 42 years. 

He is survived by his wife of 66 1/2 years, Joyce; daughters Marcella Belles and Rose Tiller; granddaughters Candace Kludt and Kalli Dawes; grandson Nathan Belles; and three great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his parents; son, Edward; and sister, Lois Haynes. 

A celebration of life will be at Cedar Hill Acres, 21903 Zenkner Valley Road, Centralia, on March 9 at 2 p.m. No flowers.