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Sutton Memorial Home
Friday December 11th, 2020
11:00am - 12:00pm

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Funeral Service

Sutton Memorial Home
Friday December 11th, 2020

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Donald Allen Klinger

Donald Allen Klinger, 50 of Taylorville passed away on Tuesday, December 8, 2020 at 11:20 a.m. at his home in Taylorville, IL. He was born on December 4, 1970 in Taylorville, IL the son of Gary and Kay (Clutter) Klinger. Don worked as a server at the Abraham Lincoln Hotel in Springfield, but more importantly; Don was an exceptional person. When he was around everyone was laughing. He always wanted to make people smile. He was a people pleaser and he was able to do that best when he was on a baseball field. 

He is survived by his Daughter: Alexis (Josh) Durbin of Riverton, IL; Grandchildren: Dawson and Dylaney Burton of Riverton, IL; Parents: Gary and Kay Klinger of Taylorville;Brother: Gary (Vicky) Klinger Jr. of Springfield, IL; Mike (Tara) Wiseman of Taylorville, Gary Michael Klinger of Taylorville, IL; Sister: Debby Benz- Wiseman of Mechanicsburg, IL; Friend: Cindy DeLaCruz of Taylorville, IL; Several Nieces, Nephews and Cousins. He was preceded in death by his Niece: Rachel Burg.  

Visitation will be held on Friday, December 11, 2020 from 11:00-12:00 p.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville. Funeral Service will be held immediately following the visitation starting at 12:00 p.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville with Pastor Gerald McPhillips officiating. Inurnment will be held at a later date.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society P.O. Box 22718 Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718.

Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville is assisting the family with arrangements.

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A candle was lit in memory of Donald Klinger

ALEXIS Apr 29 2022 10:00 AM

Kay my heart aches for you nothing harder than losing your precious son know that he is at peace in heaven watching over you Love and prayers God Bless Penny

Penny Shehadeh Dec 12 2020 12:00 AM

It's been a long time Tommy since I have seen you. I hope you are well. I just want to give you my condolences on your family's loss. I I will keep you in my thoughts and prayers,

Carmen M Luczak Dec 12 2020 12:00 AM

Debby: Please accept my condolences, thoughts, and prayers for all of your family on the loss of your brother Donald.

Carmen M Luczak Dec 12 2020 12:00 AM

condolences to the family! I had the pleasure of coaching Donnie for a couple of years in colt league. He turned out to be a terrific pitcher and all around ball player. He was also a fine young man who everyone enjoyed being around!

Bill Pierce Dec 11 2020 12:00 AM

Donnie worked for me for years at the President Abraham hotel. Not only was I his boss, but we were friends. I am saddened to hear of his passing. He was a great guy and would do anything for anyone. A lot of our frequent guests would ask for Donnie. I will truly miss your smile.

Dianna Westfall Dec 11 2020 12:00 AM

Thank you for sharing your memory, Dianna. Donnie would have been ecstatic.

Thomas Dec 11 2020 12:00 AM

Donnie always had a smile on his face, something witty to say and was always kind even when everyone else wasnt. I remember growing up together and many years at the ball field and later in life playing poker together.
Sorry to see that he passed away! Deepest condolences to his parents and brother.

Teresa (Jacobs) Durbin Dec 10 2020 12:00 AM

I was so sorry to read about Donnie's passing in the paper. It must be hard to lose one of your children no matter what age. We will miss seeing him with you when you visit us at the pantry. Condolences to Kay and family.

Karen Wilson Dec 10 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Donald Klinger

Victor White Dec 10 2020 12:00 AM

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