Russell G. Klendworth, 89 of Flanagan passed away at 3:49 AM Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at OSF St. James John W. Albrecht Medical Center, Pontiac.
Cremation rites have been accorded and inurnment will be in Dana Cemetery at a later date. Memorials may be made to the Flanagan – Graymont Fire Department.
Calvert – Johnson & Froelich Memorial Home, Flanagan is assisting the family with arrangements.
Russell was born July 11, 1928 in Dana, the son of Lee and Elsie Powell Klendworth. He married Lorna M. Robertson on March 26, 1949 in Minonk. She survives.
Also surviving is a son, Ronald (Laura) Klendworth of Greensboro, NC; a brother, Carl (Madonna) Klendworth of Dana; extended family, Judy and Stephen Herron; several nieces and nephews; and many good friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two sons, Danny and Rusty; a sister, Maxine Moritz; and three brothers, Burdette, Roy and Don.
Russell was of the Methodist faith. He was a lifelong farmer and a mechanic for Richard Engle.