Class of 1913

Dr. Louis Leon Klostermyer

December 14, 1892 – March 3, 1966

Dr. Louis Leon Klostermyer, 73, died after a brief illness on March 3, 1966, in an Asheville, N.C., at the Memorial Mission hospital where he was a radiologist.

Klostermyer, born Dec. 14, 1892, in Rockville, Missouri, was the son of the late Rev. James A. and Josephine (Van Slyke) Klostermyer of Perry and a graduate of Perry high school. His medical education at the University of Oklahoma was interrupted in 1918 with service in World War I. He was commissioned as a Lieutenant in the Artillery division at Ft. Sill.

After living and working as a physician in New York for a time, Klostermyer was named chief surgeon at the Perry Hospital. He and the former Harriett Amelia Lewis were married on Feb. 4, 1924, in Jefferson, New York, and the following May they moved to Warsaw, New York, where Klostermyer practiced medicine. The last 15 years of his life Dr. and Mrs. Klostermyer lived and worked in Asheville, North Carolina.

Surviving are his wife, of the home; a son, Brooks; and a daughter, Sandra Lee.