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James F. “Jim” Klenk, 74, of Decatur, passed away Monday, June 25, 2013, at Parkview Regional Medical Center.
Jim was born on April 19, 1939, in Decatur to the late Ferdinand and Frances Josephine “Jo” (Hall) Klenk.
On September 5, 1981, he married Sandra L. Dewells; she survives in Decatur.
Jim was the owner and operator of Klenk’s Sales & Service in Decatur. He was a member of the American Legion Post 43 and a former member of Immanuel Lutheran Church. He was an avid golfer who enjoyed his family, the outdoors, and family dog Honey.
Among survivors are his son, Matthew James (Trisha) Klenk of Decatur; brother, Larry W. Klenk of Fort Wayne; and two nieces, Cassie (Matthew) Klenk-Willard and Dana Klenk of Salem, Va.
A celebration of Jim’s life will be held with family and close friends at a later date.
Preferred memorials are to Golden Meadows.
Online condolences may be made at www.haggardandsefton.com.