Richard W. Klemm, 84, of Belleville, IL, born Friday, April 5, 1935, in Chicago, IL, passed away Sunday, July 21, 2019 in St. Louis, MO.
He was a member of Belleville & Smithton Lions Clubs and Memorial Hospital Auxiliary-Book Bazaar. He worked as a Director of Financial Aid for Shiner College in Mt. Carroll, IL., Parks College in Cahokia, IL. and Fontbonne University in Clayton, MO. He served a tour of duty in Korea for the U.S. Army.
He was preceded in death by his:
Parents: Bernard and Edith, nee Helbing, Klemm
Surviving are his:
Wife of 59 years: Ann L., nee Schmiedicke, Klemm of Swansea, IL
Son: Robert W. (Sheri) Klemm of Baton Rouge, LA
Peyton Klemm of Dallas, TX
Jordan Klemm of Baton Rouge, LA
Mason Klemm of Baton Rouge, LA
Sister: Bernadine (Fred) Gradous of Minneapolis, MN
Brother-in-law: Fredrick Gradous
Memorials: Memorials may be made to the Belleville Area Humane Society, Cahokia Mounds Museum Society, 30 Ramey Street, Collinsville, IL 62234.
Memorial Gathering: memorial Gathering will be held 1:00pm – 4:00pm, Saturday, July 27, 2019 at Kurrus Funeral Home in Belleville, IL.