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Elmer W. Klima

November 10, 1924 August 27, 2019
Elmer W. Klima
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Elmer W. Klima, age 94, a resident of Naperville, IL since 1996, formerly of Berwyn, IL and Clarendon Hills, IL 1954-1996, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, August 27, 2019. He was born November 10, 1924 in Chicago, IL.

Beloved husband of the late Patricia A. "Pat" Klima (nee Thorpe), whom he married May 10, 1952 and who preceded him in death on December 15, 2014, loving father of Marge (the late John) Rea, Kathy (Dave Peterson) Klima, John (Dawna) Klima, Carol Klima, James (Cindy) Klima and Jean (Kurt) Butzler, adored grandfather of Nathaniel, Peter (Rachael), Adam (Alyssa), Brandon and Nick, devoted son of the late Fred and Lillian Klima, dear brother of Harold (the late Yvonne) Klima, fond uncle of the late Tony Klima.

Elmer grew up in Berwyn, IL and was a 1942 graduate of St. Mel High School. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II and worked for Eastman Kodak Company, retiring in 1985. Elmer was a former member of Notre Dame Catholic Church, Clarendon Hills IL and was a current member of St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church in Naperville.

Visitation Tuesday, September 3, 2019, 9:30-10:30 AM at St. Thomas the Apostle Church, 1500 Brookdale Rd., Naperville.

A Mass of Christian Burial will follow Tuesday, 10:30 AM in the church.

Military honors and a luncheon reception will follow the funeral mass.

Private interment: Woodlawn Cemetery, Forest Park, IL.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Benedictine Sisters Retirement Fund would be greatly appreciated. Please make checks payable to Benedictine Sisters, 1910 Maple Ave., Lisle, IL 60532. Please add "Sisters Retirement Fund" in Memo.

Arrangements by Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Naperville, IL.

For more information, please call (630) 355-0213 or visit www.friedrich-jones.com


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Previous Events

Visitation

Tuesday

3

Sep

9:30 AM 9/3/2019 9:30:00 AM - 10:30 AM 9/3/2019 10:30:00 AM
St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church

1500 Brookdale Road
Naperville, IL 60563

St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church
1500 Brookdale Road Naperville 60563 IL
United States

Mass of Christian Burial

Tuesday

3

Sep

10:30 AM 9/3/2019 10:30:00 AM
St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church

1500 Brookdale Road
Naperville, IL 60563

St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church
1500 Brookdale Road Naperville 60563 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Woodlawn Cemetery Final Resting Place

7750 West Cermak Road
Forest Park, IL 60130

7750 West Cermak Road Forest Park 60130 IL
United States
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