We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Hanley and Sons Funeral Home "Walkerton Chapel"
Wendell F. Klingerman, 91, of Walkerton, passed away in the LifeCare Center of Rochester on November 24th.
Wendell was born in Tyner, IN on November 27, 1929 to Albert and Gladys (Nash) Klingerman. Wendell married the love of his life, Elizabeth ‘Angeline’ Kring, on October 28, 1947, she preceded him in death. He enjoyed going to antique car and tractor show, always talking about how older cars were and will always be better than the newer ones, but his greatest joy came from being with his family, especially his grandchildren.
Wendell is survived by his loving children, Cynthia (Dan Langer of Rochester, NY, Susan Berty of Plainfield, IN and Eric Klingerman of Walkerton. He was the proud grandfather of five, Jennifer, Larissa, Jason and David Berty, along with Angela Wissen. Wendall was also the great grandfather of 13. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, a son Wendell "Frank" Klingerman Jr., 4 brothers, Albert, Chet, Kenny and Charles Klingerman, along with 2 step-brothers, Rod and George Shewmaker.
Friends may visit with the family on Friday, December 3rd from Noon until 1:00pm in the Hanley and Sons Funeral Home, 1216 Roosevelt Rd. A service celebrating Wendell’s life will be held at 1:00pm with Pastor Cathy Wesolek officiating. He will be laid to rest in the Woodlawn Cemetery of Walkerton next to his wife. Memorial contributions may be made in Wendell’s name to the Tyner United Methodist Church, 4501 French St., Plymouth, IN 46572.
Hanley and Sons wish to extend its deepest heartfelt condolences to all of Wendell’s family.