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Antwerp United Methodist Church
Friday November 22nd, 2013
6:00pm - 8:00pm

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Kenneth E. Klender

Kenneth E. Klender, 88, of Antwerp, passed away Tuesday, November 19th, at Laurels of Defiance.

Ken was born in Antwerp on January 9, 1925, a son of the late Bertha (Andes) and Ernst  Klender.

He proudly served in the U.S. Navy on the submarine Jallao during WW II;  worked at International Harvester & was a member of Antwerp United Methodist Church.

Ken enjoyed woodworking, farming and spending time with his family, especially his granddaughters.

On Oct 23, 1948 he married Margaret English who died March 5, 2004

He will be sadly missed by his daughter, Sandra (Kerry)  Knuth; brother, Paul (Peggy) all of Antwerp; granddaughters, Marya Heltzel of Maumee & Jennifer of Grand Rapids, MI.

His service is at Antwerp United Methodist Church at 10 am on Saturday, November 23rd, with viewing one hour prior.

Viewing is Friday 2-4 & 6-8 pm at Dooley Funeral Home, Antwerp.

He will be laid to rest at Poplar Ridge Cemetery.

Memorials are to the United Methodist Church, 202 E. River Street, Antwerp 45813.

Condolences and fond memories may be shared at www.dooleyfuneralhome.com

To plant memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Kenneth Klender, please visit our flower store.


Sorry for your loss.  I have many fond memories of caring for Ken.  He was a kind and compassionate man.  May you always keep his love and wonderful memories in your heart.  

Sincerely, Charlotte Barnes

Charlotte Barnes Nov 22 2013 12:00 AM

Sorry to hear of your loss.Keep the memories close to your heart. Prayers for the family.   Joe &  Judy Phlipot

Joe &Judy Phlipot Nov 21 2013 12:00 AM

Your father was a very good customer of our store for many years. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.

Donald and Rebekah Smith Nov 20 2013 12:00 AM