Walter C. Klinger

PROPHETSTOWN – Walter C. Klinger, 78, of Prophetstown, died Wednesday, April 9, 2014, at his home.

Walter was born Dec. 20, 1935, in Sterling, the son of Walter and Tillie (Janssen) Klinger. He was employed by Commonwealth Edison for 21 years, retiring in 1990.

Survivors include his special friend, Zoe Rudy; two daughters, Mary and Karla; one son, Steven Klinger; and three sisters, Gloria (Robert) Lawrence of Bagley, Minn., Judy (Larry) Pettenger of Paris, Tenn., and Ruth Millard of Sterling.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and two brothers, Robert Klinger and Roger Klinger.

Cremation rites will be accorded. Memorial services will be at a later date.

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