John Albert Klimpke
Passed on October 22, 2020
June 17,1924 – October 22, 2020
Peacefully, with family by his side, John Albert Klimpke, in his 96th year, passed away at the Stonewall Hospital on Thursday October 22, 2020. He was born in the RM of Rosser in the Lilyfield District on June 17, 1924. He is survived by his wife of 74 years Sophia.
His children are Kenneth (Audrey), Barbara (George), Leonard (Karen). He is also survived by his six grandchildren, Kimberly, Andrea, Kent, Timothy, Lauren, and Myles. He is also survived by 11 great grand children.
Predeceased by his grandson Douglas Williams, Parents Fritz and Maria, and his 6 brother’s and 4 sisters.
John was a proud farmer his whole life in the Rosser area (dairy and grain). He was a life long member of Immanuel Lutheran Church. He was an avid sports fan and followed his children and grandchildren all over the province attending hockey games, baseball games and football games. He was also lifetime member of the Stonewall Legion Branch #52.
A graveside funeral service was held at the Lilyfield Cemetery on Monday, October 26, 2020. In lieu of flowers, if friends so desire, donations can be made to Immanuel Lutheran Church, 2528 King Edward Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R2R 2Y8 or to the charity of your choice. A special thank you to the Pine Falls Hospital and the Stonewall Hospital for their excellent care to our husband and father, John. Thank you to Ken Loehmer for guiding us through this process with such care and compassion.
Our sincere sympathies to the Klimpke family on Johns passing. In his 96th year, oh what a long list of wonderful memories you’ll be able to call on for comfort in the days ahead when you go to call him or want to share something the kids have done with him and feel the sharp pain of grief in knowing that moment is gone.
Wayne and Linda Harden
We are so sorry to hear that John passed Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Im sure Marj and many others have met him at Heavens gates. All our love and sincere condolences to you
Susan. And Mack Kirton
To the Klimpke Family, Sorry to hear of the passing of your father, grandfather and great grandfather. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this sad and difficult time. Sincerely, Dean and Donna Couvier and family,
Dean and Donna Couvier
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