Service for Crookston native will be July 26 in Crookston.

     Jason Allen Klooz, 38, of St. Paul, Minn. passed away unexpectedly at his home on July 18, 2013.

    Jason was born in Crookston on Sept. 10, 1974 to Dale and Suzanne Klooz.

    Jason was a free spirit throughout his life and touched many people with his humor and practical jokes. Jason's time on this earth was short, however, he lived each day on his own terms. Jason blessed his family and friends with wonderful and happy memories. God bless Jason Klooz’s memory.

    Jason graduated from high school in St. Paul. He worked various job throughout the St. Paul and Crookston area.

    Jason leaves behind two sons, McCoy and Haden, his father, Dale (Sue) Klooz, his mother, Suzanne (Pat) Toner, his beloved sister, Kimberly (Brian) Emerson, nieces, Abby and Kate Emerson, aunts, uncles and cousins.

    Jason was preceded in death by infant brother, Christopher, grandparents, Edward and Clara Klooz, Clarence and Loretta Nelson, aunts, uncles and cousins.

    A memorial service will be held Friday, July 26 at Oakdale Cemetery in Crookston. There will be a gathering at RBJ's Restaurant in the backroom following the service.