MaLinda Jo “Linda” (Farless) Klug, 77

MaLinda Jo “Linda” (Farless) Klug, 77

A celebration of life for MaLinda Jo “Linda” (Farless) Klug, 77, of Creston, Iowa, was held Oct. 22, 2022, at Powers Funeral Home in Creston. 

She died Oct. 19. Pastor Jodi Rushing officiated. Burial was at Graceland Cemetery in Creston. 

She was born May 16, 1945, in Gainesville, to Sam and Maude (Chatham) Farless. She grew up in Gainesville and graduated from Gainesville High School in 1967.

On Dec. 31, 1974, she married Leon “Lee” Francis Klug at Creston United Methodist Church in Creston. They settled in Creston, and Linda worked for Kings Cafe and Williams Cafe, was a homecare provider for the elderly and worked at the Purolator in Creston. In 1978, Linda went to work at GITS Manufacturing in Creston, where she worked for over 30 years as plant supervisor. 

Linda was a member of the Creston United Methodist Church and a longtime member of the Creston Eagle’s Lodge Auxiliary.

She is survived by two sons, Greg Abbott and spouse Melody of Creston and Chris Klug and spouse Amanda of Grimes, Iowa; four grandchildren: Cassie Bissell and spouse Kaleb, Samantha Abbott, Aubree Klug and Caden Klug; two great-granddaughters, Veda Jo Bissel and Iyla Mae Bissell; three sisters: Betty Smith of Melbourne, Florida, Joan Hodges, of Mountain Home, Arkansas, and Barbara James and spouse Vernon of Gainesville; three brothers-in-law, Keith Klug and spouse Mary of Des Moines, Iowa, Sidney Klug and spouse Jane of Patterson, Iowa, and Lyle Klug and spouse Mikey of Lacona, Iowa, and sister in-law, Vicki Cameron of Winterset, Iowa; along with numerous nieces and nephews.

Linda was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Leon “Lee” Klug in 2019, four brothers: Pete, Rass, Jake and Sam Farless and two sisters, Berthena Hill and Ruth Hogan.

Arrangements are under the direction of Powers Funeral Home in Creston, Iowa. Online condolences can be given at

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