Friday, April 24th, 2009
Complete Obituary
Arnold Klenke
  Arnold G. Klenke, 89, 4973 Siegrist-Jutte Road, Coldwater, died at 4 a.m. April 23, 2009, at Briarwood Manor Nursing Home, Coldwater.
He was born Aug. 6, 1919, in St. Henry, to Joseph and Victoria Knapke Klenke. On Aug. 5, 1944, he married Marcella E. Willenborg, who died Aug. 4, 2000.
Surviving are five sons, Bob "Weaser" (Becky) Klenke, Coldwater, James (Brenda) Klenke, Grove City, Rick (Beverly) Klenke, Bloomingdale, Ga., and Roger (Lisa) Klenke and John (Linda) Klenke, all of Coldwater; three daughters, Norma (James) Etgen, Wapakoneta, Donna (Dennis) Post, Wendelin, and Cindy (Dave) Dorsten, Celina; a brother, Ralph (Mary) Klenke, Celina; a sister-in-law, Luella Klenke, Coldwater; a sister, Dorothy Ellis, Chickasaw; 22 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, a stepgrandchild and four stepgreat-grandchildren.
Deceased are a brother, Othmar; a brother-in-law, Ray Ellis; a sister, Sally, and her husband, Ed Kunk; and a stepgrandchild.
He farmed, retired from the former New Idea plant, Coldwater, and had worked at North Star Hardware. He was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Coldwater, the Loyal Order of Moose Lodge, Celina, and was a social member of the Veteran's of Foreign Wars, Coldwater.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Monday at the church, the Rev. Richard Walling officiating. Burial is at St. Elizabeth Cemetery, Coldwater.
Calling is 2-7 p.m. Sunday and 9-10 a.m. Monday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Coldwater.
Condolences can be left at www.hogenkampfh.com.
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