Date of Death: September 13, 2022
Visitation will be held Saturday, October 8, 2022 from 11:00 a.m. – noon at Hohner Funeral Home, 1004 Arnold St., Three Rivers. A celebration of life will follow at noon at the funeral home. Son James will speak; friends are invited to share stories as well. Dress is casual; light refreshments will be served.
Patrick James Klingerman, 72, of Three Rivers, passed away Tuesday, September 13, 2022 at Ascension Borgess-Pipp Hospital in Plainwell.
He was born September 13, 1950 in South Bend, IN, the son of James and Sidonia (Csillak) Klingerman, and graduated from Fort Wayne with the Class of 1969.
Pat worked at Essex Wire and Graber Salvage, until working for Walters Dimmick Petroleum for 38 years. He served on the Planning Commission for the Three Rivers community.
A pillar of the community, Pat was very passionate, but generous and willing to help anyone. He loved Notre Dame and honoring people and places he loved.
He was preceded in death by his father and mother, James and Sidonia (Csillak) Klingerman; sister, Sue Turnpaugh; and brother, James Klingerman.
Remaining to cherish his memory are his sons, James Klingerman (Dawn) of Schoolcraft and Patrick Klingerman (Laurie) of Niles; brother and sisters, Curt Klingerman, Patty Walters, Sandy Campbell (Frank), Cheryl Britton (Gary), and Carol Crabtree; grandchildren, James, Joshua, Nicholas, Morgan, Megan, Brittany, Dylan, and Cassie; and many nieces and nephews.
Donations in Pat’s memory may be directed to the Three Rivers Lions Club or the charity of one’s choice. Envelopes are available at the funeral home.
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