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Birchie Lee Klug

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Birchie Lee Klug, 85, of Lake Placid, Fla., passed away Friday, Jan. 10, 2014, at Lake Placid Health Care Center.

She was born Aug. 26, 1928, in Irvine, Ky., to Hester and Robert Mize Benton. Mrs. Klug was a retired beautician. Following retirement, she played piano and organ in nursing homes around Lake Placid.

Mrs. Klug is preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence, on June 7, 2004. She is survived by her sons, Larry and Dan Klug; grandchild Joshua; brothers Walter, George, James, and the late Belva Benton.

Mrs. Klug was laid to rest next to her husband Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014, at the Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell. Remembrances may be made to the Clovernook Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired, 7000 Hamilton Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio 45231 and Memorial United Methodist Church, 500 Kent Ave., Lake Placid, FL 33852.

Cremation arrangements entrusted with Scott Funeral Home, Lake Placid.