Gerald Kling, 75
Fri, 01/04/2019 - 5:27pm admin
April 27, 1943 —
Dec 25, 2018
Prague, Okla. - Gerald Kling, age 75, passed away on Dec. 25, 2018 at his daughter and son-in-law’s home in Prague, Okla.
There will be a celebration of life in Prague, at Laura and Josh Wangler’s home on Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019 at 2 p.m.
Gerald was born in Davenport, Iowa on April 27, 1943 to Leo and Loretta (Marten) Kling. On Dec. 27, 1960, he married the love of his life, Mollie Martin, and together they had four children.
Gerald went on to purchase his own Union Painting business, until he retired to enjoy his grandchildren and stock car racing.
Gerald had a personality that was larger than life. He enjoyed nothing more than spending time with his family, fishing, racing, horseback riding and passing on his love of cars.
He will be greatly missed by his wife, Mollie Kling; four children, Keith (Shelly) Kling of Donahue, Iowa, Kristine (Thomas) Keefe of Dewitt, Iowa; Lynette (Bruce) Rochholz of Cresco, Iowa and Laura (Joshua) Wangler of Prague; grandchildren, Kassi (Keefe) Dahl, Alyssa Kling, Addison Kling, Bailey Wangler, Leah Rochholz and Gage Wangler; two great-grandchildren; siblings, Beverly Gamber-Larsen, Marilyn Creighton, Wanda Rochholz and Dean Kling; and many friends and relatives.
Gerald was preceded in death by his parents, Leo and Loretta Kling, and siblings, Glenn Kling, Linda Concannon, Louise Dewitt, Betty Hadley, Deloris Padget and Loren Kling.