Helen Klinetop


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Posted Online: Dec. 11, 2012, 5:21 pm
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Helen M. Klinetop, 95, of Oak Brook, Ill., formerly of Kewanee, died Dec. 8, 2012, at the home of her daughter, Suzanne.
Services are 1 p.m. Thursday at Schueneman-Tumbleson, Kewanee, with visitation noon to 12:45 p.m. when an Eastern Star service will begin.
She was born April 15, 1917. She married Edwin Klinetop in 1939. He died in 2006.
Surviving are daughters, Cathy Johnson, Tampa, Fla., and Suzanne Klinetop, Oak Brook; grandchildren, Kristin Johnson, Karyn Hoppe and Chris Chung; and three great-grandchildren.












 



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