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William (Willie) Herman KLINGENBERG[1]

Male 1914 - 2006  (92 years)


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  • Name William (Willie) Herman KLINGENBERG 
    Born 22 Feb 1914  Hackendorf, Bayern, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Immigration Abt 1923 
    Baptism 8 Jun 1930  [4
    History SSDI states card issued in Kansas in 1955. Zion 1 p. 134: baptized by H.J. Dyck. p. 149: married by H.J. Dyck.
    Newton Kansan - 2-19-2004: PEABODY -- Willie H. Klingenberg of Peabody will celebrate his 90th birthday Sunday with a family gathering. He was born Feb. 22, 1914, in Hackendorf, Germany, and came to America in 1923 with his parents and two brothers, Herman and John. They settled in rural Elbing. He married Marie Regier April 14, 1936, and they celebrated 62 years of marriage before her death March 1999. In 1938, he moved to a farm in the Peabody area where he is a grain and livestock farmer. He will celebrate his birthday with his four children, Victor and Betty Klingenberg of Bentonville, Arkansas, Esther and Jake Schrag of McPherson, Vernon and Carol Klingenberg of Peabody, and Mary and Ken Janzen of Newton, as well as his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

    Obituary - PEABODY - Willie H. Klingenberg, 92, died Dec. 3, 2006, at Newton Medical Center. He was born Feb. 22, 1914, in Hakendorf, Germany, the son of Herman and Marie Klingenberg. A resident of Peabody, he was a rancher and stockman. He belonged to the Zion Mennonite Church. On April 14, 1936, he married Marie Regier in Elbing. She died March 13, 1999.
    Survivors include: sons, Victor, Bentonville, Arkansas, and Vernon, Peabody; daughters, Esther Schrag, McPherson, and Mary Janzen, North Newton; a brother, John, Turlock, California; 11 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; as well as step-grandchildren; and step-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a brother, Herman.
    Graveside service will be at 10 a.m. Thursday in Zion Mennonite Cemetery, Elbing. Memorial service will be at 11 a.m. at Zion Mennonite Church, Elbing. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, with the family present from 6 to 8 p.m. at Baker Funeral Home, Peabody. Memorials may be sent to Mennonite Central Committee or Zion Mennonite Church, in care of the funeral home. 
    Occupation Farmer 
    Reference Number 130wi 
    Died 3 Dec 2006  Newton Medical Center, Newton, Harvey, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried 7 Dec 2006  Zion Cemetery, Elbing, Butler, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I53009  Reid Family | Lynn's side of the family
    Last Modified 20 Mar 2014 

    Father Herman KLINGENBERG,   b. 19 Mar 1887, Lakendorf, Gross Werder, West Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Feb 1978, Elbing, Butler, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Mother Marie Elisabeth KLINGENBERG,   b. 27 Sep 1886, Haakendorf, Amt Elbing, West Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jan 1980, Peabody, Marion, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years) 
    Married 14 Apr 1912  Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Headstones
    Klingenberg, Herman-1887 & Marie E. (HS)
    Klingenberg, Herman-1887 & Marie E. (HS)
    Family ID F35742  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Marie Wilhelmine REGIER,   b. 16 Sep 1913, Elbing, Butler, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Mar 1999, Newton Medical Center, Newton, Harvey, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 14 Apr 1936  Elbing, Butler, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
    +1. Living
    Headstones
    Klingenberg, William H.-1914 & Marie W. (HS)
    Klingenberg, William H.-1914 & Marie W. (HS)
    Family ID F35740  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 14 Apr 1936 - Elbing, Butler, Kansas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 3 Dec 2006 - Newton Medical Center, Newton, Harvey, Kansas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 7 Dec 2006 - Zion Cemetery, Elbing, Butler, Kansas Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S390] Genealogical Registry and Database of Mennonite Ancestry (GRANDMA 6.0), (Published by the Genealogy Project Committee of the California Mennonite Historical Society; 4824 East Butler Avenue, Fresno, California 93727-5097; Phone (559) 453-2225).

    2. [S149] Zion Mennonite Church, Membership Book, Pg. 51 (Elbing, Kansas).

    3. [S202] Social Security Death Index (SSDI).

    4. [S149] Zion Mennonite Church, Membership Book, Pg. 103 (Elbing, Kansas).

    5. [S149] Zion Mennonite Church, Membership Book, Pg. 66 (Elbing, Kansas).