Philip G. Klekamp
Philip G. Klekamp, 60, of Springfield, died at 2:20 pm, Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at St. John’s Hospice. He was born December 2, 1953 in Charleston, SC to Elmer Klekamp Jr. and Betty Eileen Aarup Kries.
Survivors include one son, Richard J. Klekamp, Sr. of Springfield; one daughter, Jennifer Klekamp Brown of Fayetteville, TN; five grandchildren, Aidan and Allyssa Brown of Fayetteville, TN, Richard Jr. and Naudya Klekamp and Haley McClanahan all of Springfield; one sister, Patricia Klekamp of Hong Kong; partner, Kathleen Barton of Springfield; Step-father Carroll Kreis of Springfield; one uncle, Robert Aarup of Quincy and three aunts, Shirley Hicks of Jacksonville, Betty Lou England and Louise Klekamp both of Springfield.
He was preceded in death by his parents, grandparents, George and Alice Aarup and Elmer Sr. and Elsie Klekamp.
Philip was a member of Concordia Lutheran Church, Sunday school teacher, and Elder. Was a past member of Snowball. Philip was a United States Air Force Veteran and was a self employed contractor and had also worked for Bill Lynn and House Medic.
Visitation: 5-7 pm, Sunday, June 22, 2014 at Staab Funeral Home.
Lie in State: 10-10:30 am, Monday, June 23, 2014 at Concordia Lutheran Church.
Funeral Service: 10:30 am, Monday, June 23, 2014 at Concordia Lutheran Church with Reverend James L. Hennig and Reverend Michael Koschmann officiating. Burial will follow at Camp Butler National Cemetery where military honors will be conducted.