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Barry Klenk services Saturday

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Barry Klenk, age 74 of Chesterton, Ind., passed away Sunday, August 11, 2013.

He was born January 5, 1939 in Media, Penn., to Jacob and Eveyln (Hendrickson) Klenk.

He is survived by his spouse, Margaret Mary (Doxtater) Klenk of Chesterton, Ind.; sons, Barry (Faye) Schnieder of Delaware and Michael (Tammy) Klenk of Colorado; daughter, Andrea (Ed) Sylvester of Bloomington, Ind.; brothers, James (Barbara) Klenk of Portage, Ind., David Klenk of Wilmington, Del., Frank Klenk of Chesterton, Ind., Bill (Michelle) Klenk of Elkton, Md.; sisters, Betty (Hoss) Garton of Middleton, Del., Peggy (Joe) Zugie of Wilmington, Del., Shirley Klenk of Elsmere, Del., Mary (Bill) Ramos of Porter, Ind., Laura (Mike) Heilmann of Brownsburg, Ind.; and sister in law, Estella Klenk.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Paul Klenk and Thomas Klenk; and granddaughter, Trinity Klenk.

Barry was an electrician for Local 160 at Bethlehem Steel. He enjoyed model railroading and photography.

Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, August 17, 2013, at 11:00 a.m. at Edmonds and Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, Ind. Burial to follow at Calvary Cemetery in Portage, Ind.

Visitation will be held Friday, August 16, from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial Donations may be made to the family.

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Posted 8/15/2013