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Dale Ronald Klinger

September 13, 1927 October 20, 2019
Dale  Ronald  Klinger
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Obituary for Dale Ronald Klinger

DALE RONALD KLINGER  passed on to his eternal home on Sunday, October 20, 2019, at age 92.  

Predeceased by parents Irvin Klinger (Idell) & Irene Wistort (William), brothers Dean (Helen) & Wade (Agnes), wives Irene (nee Sisol) & Dorothy (nee Mallak). 

Survived by sister Marilyn Erickson, sister-in-law Elizabeth Chudy, son Gary (Adele), daughters Sharon (John Pasch) & Nancy (Neil Quellhorst), stepson Dennis Holz (Debbie); Yanira “Jenny” Rivera, who provided loving care for him for 5 years, 7 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren and many nieces, nephews, and friends. 

Dale was born in Hillside, IL and raised in Chicago.  He served in the U.S. Marine Corps.  In 1949 he married Irene, the first love of his life.  They moved to Arlington Heights in 1957, where together they were wonderful parents to their three children until Irene passed away in 1968. 

In 1971 Dale married Dorothy, who was the second love of his life until she passed away in 2008. 

Dale was a "car guy,"  and worked his way from apprentice mechanic to director of fleet leasing.  He was a member of First United Methodist Church of Arlington Heights, where he was a Stephen Minister, men's group leader, & Sunday school teacher for more than 20 years.  He was a Mason and a Rotarian and loved his music, his church, and his family.  His warmth, zest for life, and genuine interest in people captured hearts. 

A memorial service will be held on Friday, November 15, at First United Methodist Church of Arlington Heights, 1903 E. Euclid Ave.: visitation at 9:00 & service at 10:00.  In lieu of flowers, please make contributions to First United Methodist Church of Arlington Heights or a charity of your choice or extend a warm compliment to someone you don’t know.


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Memorial Visitation

Friday

15

Nov

9:00 AM 11/15/2019 9:00:00 AM - 10:00 AM 11/15/2019 10:00:00 AM
First United Methodist Church of Arlington Heights

1903 E. Euclid
Arlington Heights, IL 60004

First United Methodist Church of Arlington Heights
1903 E. Euclid Arlington Heights 60004 IL
United States

Memorial Service

Friday

15

Nov

10:00 AM 11/15/2019 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 11/15/2019 11:00:00 AM
First United Methodist Church of Arlington Heights

1903 E. Euclid
Arlington Heights, IL 60004

First United Methodist Church of Arlington Heights
1903 E. Euclid Arlington Heights 60004 IL
United States

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First United Methodist Church of Arlington Heights

1903 E. Euclid
Arlington Heights, IL 60004

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