Terry Klaus of O’Fallon, MO, 57, passed away peacefully on February 11, 2018. She was born on October 12, 1960 in Jefferson City, MO, the daughter of Paul J. Rowland and Carol J. (Tipton) Burris. She was united in marriage to Carl Klaus in 1990.
She retired from a career with the Missouri Lottery in 2013 to pursue her lifelong dream of being a flight attendant and real estate agent. She was an avid figure skater and served as President of the Creve Coeur Figure Skating Club. She was survived by her husband, Carl who passed away on March 11, 2018 exactly one month after Terry’s passing.
She is survived by her step-father, Don Burris, Tucson, AZ; her step-daughter Kelly Hackett (Jonathan), Des Moines, IA; siblings Danny Comstock, Holts Summit, MO and Cathi Boss, Jefferson City; nieces Darice Goetz (Justin), Jefferson City, Danielle Calvin (Rusty), Brazito; nephew Jacob Boss, Columbia; great nieces Eliza Goetz and Adilynn Goetz. She was preceded in death by her parents and beautiful daughter Leslie Veltrop
A memorial service will be held at Capital City Christian Church in Jefferson City on Saturday, April 14 from 2-4 PM. The service will be followed by a celebration of her life at Oscar’s Classic Diner, 2118 Schothill Woods after 4 PM.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in Terry’s honor to Evelyn’s House Hospice or Needy Paws Rescue.