HELPER- Our family is mourning the loss of our matriarch and loving mother, Regina "Rae" Kloepfer. At the age of 102 she passed away peacefully on Aug. 26, 2014 with her son, daughter and their spouses at her side.
Rae was born in Omaha, Neb. to Peter and Julia Borsik on Oct. 22, 1911.
She married William Kloepfer on July 26, 1930 at Saint Alphonsus Church in Chicago, Ill. He passed away on June 11, 1983.
Rae was a longtime member of St. Anthony Catholic Church in Helper. Among her many activities she was Past President of the Altar Society for St. Anthony, Past President of Saint Pius X Altar Society in Moab, belonged to DCCW and Ladies Auxiliary of the Knights of Columbus. She was an avid and excellent bridge player and belonged to the bridge clubs in Moab and Helper. She will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved her.
Survived by her children, Matt (Betty Jo) Kloepfer, Helper, Karen (Leroy) Uncles, Price; seven grandchildren; 19 great grandchildren; 22 great great grandchildren.
Preceded in death by her parents; sister, Katherine Demman; three brothers, Phil, Paul and Mark Borsik; grandson, George William Simons; granddaughter, Cathy Dimick
Mass of Christian burial will be held Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, 10 a.m. St. Anthony Catholic Church, Helper. Vigil Service, Thursday evening 7 p.m. St. Anthony Catholic Church. Family will receive friends at the church Thursday and Friday one hour prior to service. Committal, Mt. View Cemetery, Helper. Arrangements entrusted to Mitchell Funeral Home of Price where friends are always welcome daily and may share memories of Rae online at www.mitchellfuneralhome.net . In lieu of flowers family suggest contributions to St. Anthony Catholic Church (5 South Main, Helper, Utah 84526).