Cover photo for Norene Joy Klos's Obituary
Norene Joy Klos Profile Photo
1948 Norene 2022

Norene Joy Klos

November 22, 1948 — March 22, 2022

Norene Joy Klos was born on November 22, 1948, in Herington to Harry Adam and Cora Ashwell. Norene passed away peacefully with her daughters by her side on March 22, 2022, at Hilltop Lodge Health and Rehab in Beloit, KS.

Besides the last 12 years, Norene was a lifelong resident of Herington, graduating with the class of 1966. Norene spent many years working as a medical clerk on Ft. Riley at Irwin Army Hospital.  She also loved to color, making Afghan’s, doing latch hook, participating in the activities at the Hilltop especially the “Geriatric Olympics”. But Norene’s favorite thing to do was watch Elvis movies and listen to Elvis on the radio.  Her biggest blessings in life were her children and grandchildren, whom she loved spending time with.

Norene is survived by her daughters; Annette Rhymer and husband Jason Heldstab of Council Grove, and Angela Loree of Herington, sister; Betty Kearns of Coffeyville, brother Mark Adam and wife Janet of Herington, grandchildren; Kelsey and Ashton Turner, Skyelar Loree, James, Jordan, Megan, and Samantha Heldstab, and many nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her parents, sister; Donna Adam, brother; Gerald Adam and son; Rick Klos. Yazel-Megli Funeral Home, Herington Chapel is serving the family.

The family will receive guests on April 1st, 2022, from 1pm to 2pm at Yazel-Megli Funeral Home, 404 S. Broadway St. in Herington. Funeral Services will start at 2pm, with Pastor Raymer officiating. Memorial Contributions may be made to Annette Rhymer to assist with funeral expenses, c/o Yazel-Megli Funeral Home. Please sign her online guestbook and leave a memory of Norene Klos at

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Norene Joy Klos, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services


Friday, April 1, 2022

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Central time)

Yazel-Megli Funeral Home, Herington Chapel

404 S Broadway St, Herington, KS 67449

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Visits: 20

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree