Alma Klock was born February 19, 1916 near Tea, SD to Herman and Bertha (Veenker) Roskens. At a young age she moved with her family to the Emery area. On October 24, 1941 she married Cecil Klock. They had two children, Marcia and Curtiss. They farmed near Emery for many years and then operated a restaurant in Emery for several years. Alma worked at the Diamond Care Center as a nurse’s aid and in the activities department and was a home health aid for South Dakota until retiring. She became a resident of Oakview Terrace in Freeman in 2006. Alma was a member of First Baptist Church where she taught Sunday School and Vacation Bible School for many years. She also assisted with scripture memory, the library and was active in the women’s group. Alma was a gifted seamstress and did handiwork until the day prior to her death. She loved to read and play rummicube.
She is survived by two children: Marcia Klock, Harrisburg, Curtiss (Betty Ann) Klock, Mitchell; two brothers: Edward Roskens, Sioux Falls, Arnold (Vera) Roskens, Emery, one sister-in-law, Dorothy Roskens, Emery and a special friend, Adie Blum, Harrisburg.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Cecil and three brothers: Jake, Clarence and Edwin.