A memorial gathering for John C. Klow, 87, of Ranier, Minn., who passed away Monday, Jan. 28, 2013, took place from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 31, at Green-Larsen Mortuary.

A memorial service was conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 1, at Green-Larsen Mortuary.

Officiating was Pastoral Minister Pat Bjorum.

Music was by Joe Belanger, Jack Weston and Jordan Manty.

Honorary pallbearers were John’s grandchildren, John D. Klow, Jessica Klow, Justin Klow, Julie Wyatt Love, Jeff Wyatt, Jenny Jungmann, Mike Wyatt, Jeanna Toninato, Joseph Toninato, Courtney Klow, Jake Klow, Jeffrey Klow, Kathleen Klow and Karin Klow.

Flag presentation was by Terry Randolph and Wayne Sampson.

Interment was at the Veterans of Foreign Wars section of Forest Hill Cemetery.

John is survived by sons, John B. (Susan) Klow, Jerry Klow (Holly Holler), Jim (Jan) Klow and Jeff Klow; daughters, Joanie (Bill) Wyatt, Janine Klow (Tom Walter) and Josie (Reid) Toninato; grandchildren, John D. Klow (fiancée Kearstin Richter), Jessica Klow, Justin Klow, Julie (Sean) Love, Jeff Wyatt (fiancé Dara Pagano), Jenny (Karey) Jungmann, Mike (Ponchie) Wyatt, Jeanna Toninato, Joseph Toninato, Courtney Klow, Jake Klow, Jeff Klow, Kathleen Klow and Karin Klow; great-granddaughter, Anika Love; sister, Marian Strain; and many many very special nieces, nephews and cousins.

Arrangements were with Green-Larsen Mortuary Inc., International Falls.