Rev. Gary Edwin Klempke


Relationship to conference: Retired licensed local pastor

Date of death: Aug. 24, 2022 at age 76

Arrangements: No formal service will be held.

Appointment information: Rev. Klempke was licensed as a local pastor in 2003. He served Minnesota churches in Frazee and Vergas, and retired in 2013.

Rev. Klempke was preceded in death by his parents, Edwin and Chrystine (Hirschfield) Klempke; an infant brother; his mother-in-law, Virginia (Lanham) Bigelow; and his sister-in-law, Jullie (Bigelow) Swanson. He is survived by his wife, Ginnie Mae; daughters, Tami, Tina, Rhonda, and Teresa; sister, Doreene (Norm) Berning; many siblings-in-law; and many nieces and nephews.

Cards of condolence can be sent to Virginia Klempke, PO Box 161, Browns Valley, MN 56219.

An obituary is available on the website of the Mundwiler and Larson Funeral Homes.

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