Date of birth: Feb. 7, 1923, in Columbus, Ohio.
Parents: The late Dr. George L. and Catherine (Scott) Kloss.
Spouse: Caryl Jones, whom he married May 14, 1948, in Cortland.
Children: Marilyn Heaven of Austintown, Bryan (Pam) Kloss of Canfield, Richard (Sandy) Kloss of Struthers and David (Kristen) Kloss of Indianapolis.
Education: Graduated from Newton Falls High School in 1941 and is a graduate of American Savings and Loan Institute.
Employment: He retired from Home Savings and Loan after 30 years. He also worked for Atlas Powder at the Ravenna Arsenal, Trumbull Savings and Loan for six years and as president of Phillips Heating for six years.
Memberships: Trinity United Methodist Church in Youngstown, Austintown Kiwanis, Curbstone Coaches, Austintown Growth Foundation, Newton Falls Kiwanis and past lieutenant governor of Division 21 Kiwanis International.
Military service: He is a U.S. Navy veteran who served with the Seabees in Rhode Island, New Guinea and the Philippines.
Additional information: He and his wife drive to their condo in Fort Myers, Fla., each year, where they reside from January through April. He was honored at a pre-birthday surprise party at the home of his daughter Marilyn.