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Robert Klemp
February 21, 1930 - April 14, 2013

Robert Arthur Klemp, 83, of Fredericksburg passed away on Sunday, April 14, 2013 at Allen Memorial Hospital in Waterloo.

Graveside services will be at 1:30 PM on Wednesday April 17, 2013 at Woodlawn Cemetery in Oelwein.  Following gravside services, there will be an open house in Robert's memory beginning at 3:00 PM on Wednesday at "Here's 2 U" in Fredericksburg.  A memorial fund has been established in Robert's name.

Robert was born on February 21, 1930 near Readlyn, IA.  He was baptized and confirmed in St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church in Readlyn.  Robert graduated from Reisch Auction School in 1951. 

Robert Married Beverly Ehlers on April 11, 1953, she preceded him in death.  On November 22, 1986 he married Mary Sassmann.

Robert was a farmer, an auctioneer and a horseman.  He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in New Hampton, and a member of the National Belgian Horse Association.

Robert is survived by his wife Mary; his children:Denise of Cedar Rapids, Scott (Marlene) of Waucoma and Parker (Joan Ault) of Randalia; his step children:Gregg (Paula) Sassmann, Joel Sassmann of Fredericksburg, Molly Sassmann of Carrollton, Texas and step daughter-in-law, Colene Sassmann of Sumner; his sisters:Marti Albertson and Helen Pavelka; his two granddaughters; eight step-grandchildren and one great step-granddaughter.

Robert was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Beverly; and his step-son, Mikel Sassmann. 


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Mary. Burrack on July 19, 2013 at 7:12 PM said:

Was sorry to hear of bob's passing. Cherish all the good memories. He was a great guy.
Jim and LaVanda Meyer on April 15, 2013 at 7:41 PM said:

We are sorry to hear about Bob. Mary and Molly and his whole family have our sincere sympathy. You are in our prayers.

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