Arland Murray Klitzing (1928 - 2015)


Arland Murray Klitzing, 87, of Altamont, died at 7:30 a.m. on Thursday, March 12, 2015, at St. Anthony's Memorial Hospital in Effingham.
Services were held at 11 a.m. on Monday at St. Paul Blue Point Lutheran Church in Altamont, with the Rev. David Speers officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery. Visitation was held from 5-8 p.m. on Sunday and one hour before services on Monday, both at the church. Memorials: St. Paul Blue Point Lutheran Church or donor's choice. Kull Funeral Chapel in Altamont was in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be shared at
Mr. Klitzing was born on March 10, 1928, on the family farm in Mocassin Township, Effingham County, near Altamont, the son of William John and Helena Marie Huelskoetter Klitzing. He married Vivian Marie Logue on June 22, 1952, at St. Paul Blue Point Lutheran Church; she died on Jan. 14, 2010.
Survivors include a son, Roger Klitzing and his wife Annette of Altamont; and daughters, Candy Irene Arnold, and Cheryl and her husband Chuck Burks of Beecher City.
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Published in The Leader-Union from Mar. 17 to Mar. 25, 2015