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Richard H. Klingensmith

d. May 12, 2019

Richard H. Klingensmith, age 92, of Colebrook, OH, died Sunday, May 12, 2019, at UH Geauga Medical Center. He was born July 9,1926, in Vernon township, OH, a son of Ward R. and Marie E.(Paden)Klingensmith. He was a 1944 graduate of Vernon High School; and after graduation he served in the U.S. Army A resident of Colebrook since 1949, Mr. Klingensmith owned and operated a trucking company with his brother, Robert, and he later drove for Kinsman Sand and Gravel. He later owned and operated a dairy farm and a beef farm for many years. After retiring from farming, he owned "Old Country Store Antiques" in Wayne Center for 22 years. Mr. Klingensmith enjoyed dealing in antiques at many antique shows in the local area and Michigan. He also loved wood working having made furniture and lathe turnings; and he enjoyed gardening. He is survived by his wife, Helen S. (Kalish) Klingensmith, whom he married August 29, 1949, of Middlefield,OH; his two sons, Leonard "Lenny" (Barbara) Klingensmith of Orwell,OH,and Raymond "Ray" (Meri Lynn) Klingensmith of Parkman,OH; 8 grandchildren; and 7 great grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents; his daughter, Deborah "Debbie" Klingensmith; two brothers, Robert and Allen Klingensmith; and two sisters, Rueith DeCapito and Lois Harnett. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, May 18, 2019, at 11:00 AM at Baumgardner Funeral & Cremation Service, 8569 Main St.,Kinsman,OH. A private burial will take place in Crown Hill Burial Park in Vienna, OH. Calling hours will be on Friday, May 17th from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM at the funeral home and also on Saturday from 10:00 AM until the time of service. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one's choice. Those wishing to share a fond memory or condolence may visit www.baumgardnerfuneralhomes.com

Service Information


Cemetery

Crown Hill Burial Park

Vienna OH


Visitation

Friday, May 17 2019
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Baumgardner Funeral & Cremation Service of Kinsman
8569 Main St. P.O. Box 285
Kinsman OH 44428


Visitation

Saturday, May 18 2019
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Baumgardner Funeral & Cremation Service of Kinsman
8569 Main St. P.O. Box 285
Kinsman OH 44428


Service

Saturday, May 18 2019
11:00 AM

Baumgardner Funeral & Cremation Service of Kinsman
8569 Main St. P.O. Box 285
Kinsman OH 44428

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