Lowell Dean “Doc” Klopp
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[December 12, 2014]
- Lowell Dean “Doc” Klopp, 90, of Delavan, passed away at 9:05 a.m.
on Saturday, December 06, 2014, at Timber Creek Nursing Home in
Visitation: From 3 to 5 p.m. on
Friday, December 19, 2014, at St. Peter’s Lutheran
Church in Emden.
Graveside service will be held Monday, Dec. 15th at
Camp Butler National Cemetery in Springfield
Delavan- Lowell Dean “Doc” Klopp, 90, of Delavan,
passed away at 9:05 a.m. on Saturday, December 06,
2014, at Timber Creek Nursing Home in Pekin.
Doc was born on March 26, 1924 in Emden, son of John
and Alberta Naffziger Klopp. He was united in
marriage to Darlene Lessen on September 29, 1946 in
Emden. She survives him. Other survivors include his
son: Matthew (Carol) Klopp of Delavan;
grandchildren: Mindy, Ryan, Noah, and Nathan; great
grandchildren: Peyton, Hayden, and Kelsey; and his
sister: Sondra Heidbreder of Lincoln. He was
preceded in death by his parents.
Doc proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy,
serving during WWII in the Asiatic Pacific. He later
returned to the area and farmed and raised cattle
for over 50 years. Doc was a member of the Emden
American Legion Post # 506 for over 60 years, and a
lifetime member of St. Peters Lutheran Church in
Cremation rites were accorded. A graveside service
will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, December 15,
2014 at Camp Butler National Cemetery in Springfield
with Rev. John Schurter conducting the services.
Full military rites will be accorded.
Visitation will be held from 3-5:00 p.m. on Friday,
December 19, 2014, at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in
Emden, IL. Memorials may be mailed to the Klopp
family at 402 East 5th Street, Delavan,
Services were entrusted to
Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home, Lincoln.
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