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Carl H. Kleinschmidt of Chester

updated: 8/24/2018 2:39 PM

Carl H. Kleinschmidt, 83, of Chester, Illinois, passed away at 6:01 a.m., Friday, Aug. 24, 2018 at Memorial Hospital, Chester, Illinois.

He was born to the late Alfred and Elsie (nee Kerber) Kleinschmidt on January 4, 1935 in Elgin. Carl worked as a chief engineer at Chester Mental Health Center for 30 years. He enjoyed fishing, golfing and loved to tinker on stuff in his spare time.

Survivors include two children, Carla (Ken) Schieldknecht of Cincinnati, Ohio, and James (Lynn) Kleinschmidt of Prairie du Rocher; and several grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his birth mother, Elsie Kleinschmidt; father Alfren Kleinschmidt; stepmother, Adeline Kleinschmidt; and one son, David Kleinschmidt.

It was Carl's wish to be cremated. Services will be held at a later date.

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