June 23, 1944 ~ August 12, 2014
ARLINGTON -- Judith Ann Klaus, 70, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, in Mansfield. Service: Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Maria Goretti Catholic Church, 1200 S. Davis Drive, Arlington. Interment: Calvary Hill Cemetery, Dallas. Visitation: 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at Wade Family Funeral Home, 4140 W. Pioneer Parkway, Arlington. Memorials: In lieu of flowers and to honor her memory, a Judie Klaus Memorial Scholarship Fund has been established through the Mansfield Women's Club at Frost Bank, 1000 Walnut Creek Drive, Mansfield, Texas 76063. Judie was born June 23, 1944, in Akron, Ohio, to Emmett Klaus and Mary Louise Wochos Klaus. She was educated at the University of Dallas and received two master's degrees from Southern Methodist University. Judie held many positions in the Dallas ISD, most recently as principal of Seagoville High School, where she retired in 2006. Judie was active in the Mansfield Women's Club serving as president for the past two years. She also served on the Tower II Campaign Committee, Methodist Mansfield Hospital. Judie was a member of St. Maria Goretti Catholic Church. Survivors: Brother, Andrew P. Klaus, M.D., of Columbus, Ohio; nephews, David E. Klaus and wife, Alycia Freeman, of San Francisco, Calif., and Kevin Klaus of San Francisco; niece, Jennifer L. Klaus, M.D., and husband, Michael Falkenhain, M.D., of Columbus, Ohio; grandnieces, Anya Klaus and Mya Falkenhain; and grandnephews, Enzo Klaus and Theo Falkenhain.