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Roger Lee Klinger

November 15, 1949 — September 29, 2023

Athens, WI

 

Roger Lee Klinger, 73, of Athens, passed away on Friday, September 29, 2023. 
 
He was born on November 15, 1949, in Marathon, WI, to the late LaVern and LaVerna (Hardell) Klinger.  
 
Roger dedicated his life to farming until July of 2014.  Some of his favorite pastimes were playing sheepshead, and watching old Western movies.  Roger enjoyed being around family, friends and neighbors; he always had a smile on his face.  He was a member of the Hamburg Volunteer Fire Department from 1975 - 2010.  He was also a member of the Hamburg Maine Lions Club where he was always willing to help out at events.  Roger was an active member of St. Peter's Lutheran Church where he volunteered his time wherever he could.     
 
Roger is survived by his brother, Jerome (Ruthann) Klinger; his nieces and nephews, Kim (Wayne) Mackesy, Kevin Klinger, Keith (Layna) Klinger, and Kris (Carrie) Klinger; great-nephews and nieces, Dillon Mackesy (son, Hudson), Dane and Reed Klinger, Tavia and Caiden Klinger, and Hannah and Aiden Klinger.
 
He is preceded in death by his parents; and his brother, Kenneth Klinger.
 
A memorial service will take place on Wednesday, October 4, 2023 at 11:00 a.m., at St. Peter Lutheran Church in Hamburg with Pastor Will Ostrem officiating.  A visitation will take place from 9:00 a.m. until the time of services at the church.
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Wednesday, October 4, 2023

9:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

St. Peter Lutheran Church - Town of Hamburg

329 County Hwy A, Marathon City, WI 54448

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Wednesday, October 4, 2023

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

St. Peter Lutheran Church - Town of Hamburg

329 County Hwy A, Marathon City, WI 54448

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