Russell Klinghammer (1921 - 2016)

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Russell Klinghammmer, 94, of Vandalia, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 10, 2016, at Vandalia Rehabilitiation and Health Care Center in Vandalia.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday at Miller Funeral Home in Vandalia, with the Rev. Ralph Stewart officiating. Burial will be in Prairie Cemetery in rural Ramsey. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until time of services on Wednesday at the funeral home. Memorials: Prairie Cemetery. Online condolences may be expressed at
Mr. Klinghammer was born on Aug. 3, 1921, in Ramsey, the son of Charles and Bessie (Hoffman) Klinghammer. He married Erna Margaret (Schmolke) Hennings on Dec. 4, 1928, in Vandalia; she passed away on July 21, 2002.
Russell was a farmer and was affiliated with Bethel Baptist Church in rural Vandalia.
He is survived by a stepdaughter, Karin and her husband Don Stewart of Vandalia; and stepgrandson, Travis.
He was preceded in death by his parents and wife.
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Miller Funeral Homes - Vandalia
831 N. Fifth St.
Vandalia, IL 62471
(618) 283-3176
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Published in The Leader-Union from Jan. 11 to Jan. 20, 2016