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Walter Klemm       Send a link to a friend

Archived Dec. 10, 2004

WAYNESVILLE -- Walter C. Klemm, 89, of Waynesville, died Thursday, Dec. 9, 2004, at 4:20 p.m. at his home.

His funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Zion Lutheran Church in Lincoln, with Pastor Mark Carnahan officiating.

Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday at Holland and Barry Funeral Home in Lincoln and at the church one hour before the service on Monday.

Mr. Klemm was a farmer.

He was born June 21, 1915, at Waynesville to Louis and Tressie Cunningham Klemm. He married Lydia Hoepfner on Dec. 9, 1939, in St. Louis, Mo. She died June 22, 1992. He married Lela Heath on Feb. 7, 1997, in Cincinnati, Ohio. She survives.

Other survivors are one son, Robert (and Patty) Klemm of Waynesville; one daughter, Janet (and Edwin) Dahmm of Beason; and five grandchildren.

He was also preceded in death by two sisters, Eva Newhouse and Gladys Hertzfeldt, and two brothers, Wayne Klemm in infancy and Wilbur Klemm.

He was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Lincoln and had served as elder and on the board of Christian education of the church. He was also a member of the DeWitt County Farm Bureau and was a Barnett Township trustee.

Memorials may be made to the organ fund at his church.

Diane Caplinger       Send a link to a friend

Archived Dec. 10, 2004

PEORIA -- Diane Elaine Caplinger, 44, of Evansville, Ind., formerly of Peoria, died Nov. 28, 2004, at 2:10 a.m. at University Hospital in Louisville, Ky.

There will be a private family service and no visitation.

Burial will be in Swan Lake Memory Gardens.

Arrangements are by Endsley Funeral Home, Bartonville Chapel.

Mrs. Caplinger was a self-employed computer technician for more than 10 years.

She served in the U.S. Air Force.

She was born Sept. 23, 1960, in Peoria to R. Dean and Doris A. Peck Cunningham. She married Richard R. Caplinger on April 8, 1994, in Lincoln. He survives.

Other survivors are three daughters, Whitney Caplinger, Katelyn Caplinger and Sydney Caplinger, all at home; her mother, Doris Peck Wright of Bartonville; her father, of Lake Placid, Fla.; and one sister, Dawn Stafford of Bartonville.

She was preceded in death by one brother.

She was a member of Christ the King Church in Peoria.

She attended Illinois Central College and Sangamon State University in Springfield.

Memorials may be made to a fund for her children established at CEFCU.

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