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Klemme, Arnold W. 1922-1963


Posted By: Mary Holub, volunteer (email)
Date: 3/14/2010 at 15:44:44

From: Le Mars Globe-Post, December 16, 1963

Arnold Klemme Funeral Is Pending

Arnold W. Klemme was dead on arrival at Sacred Heart Hospital just before noon today after suffering an attack at his home. Mr. Klemme had suffered severe headaches recently. He had been injured with shrapnel during world war 2 in Germany. He was taken to the hospital by Luken's ambulance. Mr. Klemme was born September 12, 1922 at Akron, the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Fred Klemme. He was married to Marjorie McHale on June 20, 1947. Mr. Klemme had farmed on the home place from 1948 to 1956 when he moved to Brunsville.

During world war two he had been awarded the purple heart while serving with the army in Germany. He attended school in Preston township and was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran faith at Preston township Lutheran church with Rev. Theo Meyer as pastor. He entered the armed-service on July 9, 1942.

Funeral services are tentatively set for Thursday at the St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Brunsville, where he was a member.

Survivors include his widow; a daughter, Kriste Lee; five brothers, Alvin, LeMars; Leonard, Akron; Norman, Akron; Lowell, Merrill; Harvey, Akron; a sister, Mrs. Irene (Claus) Kruse, LeMars.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Bernard.

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