George M. Klinger, age 85, of Angola passed away on Monday, May 18, 2020 at his Angola home.
He was born on February 16, 1935 in Pennsylvania to Mathias and Leona (Eisel) Klinger. He graduated from Auburn High School in 1954.
George married Glema Conrad on June 4, 1955 in Angola. She resides in Angola.
Mr. Klinger worked for the B&O railroad and then later for CSX for 45 years retiring in 1996. He held many positions on the railroad but ended his career as an engineer. He was a member of the Fremont Moose, the Williams County Gun Club and the Sarasota Gun Club. George was very competitive in all that he did and he was always out to win whatever he was competing in. He was an avid trap shooter, winning championships into his 80’s. He also liked golfing, hunting, fishing and coon hunting. At one time he was running 13 coon dogs. He and Glema enjoyed wintering in Florida for almost 40 years.
His wife; Glema Klinger of Angola.
Daughter and son-in-law; Tina and Joe Buchs of Waterloo.
Daughter and son-in-law; Lori and Craig Schaffer of Garrett.
Daughter and son-in-law; Valerie and Dan Roby of Fremont.
14 grandchildren and their spouses; Mark and Heather Buchs, Mary Buchs, Marcia and Keith Groff, Matthew and Jennifer Buchs, Ted Bair, Dawn and Matt Motley, Daniel and Faith Bair, Rebekah and Zach Mortensen, Lydia and Stephen Hentz, Shawna Klinger and Jeremy Kaiser, Adam Barton, Beth Wilkie, Ryan Roby and Danielle Roby.
18 great grandchildren; Dalton Buchs, Dylan Buchs, Haylee Buchs, Logan Groff, Maddie Groff, Ari Bair, Titus Bair, Carissa Bair, Sarah Motley and her sister, Henry Hentz, Adaline Hentz, Alexander Hentz, Ethan Hentz, Lillian Wilkie, Olivia Wilkie, Dylan Roby and Liam Roby.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, May 21, 2020 from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM at the Pleasant View Church of Christ, 200 Fox Lake Road, Angola, Indiana 46703.
Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, May 21, 2020 at 1:00 PM at the Pleasant View Church of Christ in Angola with Michael Booher officiating.
Burial will take place in Lakeside Cemetery in Fremont.
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Arrangements have been entrusted to Feller and Clark Funeral Home in Waterloo.
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