Calvin H. Klippel

Calvin H. Klippel, formerly of Richfield, was taken into Godís Hands on Sept. 19,2007 at the age of 78.

Calvin belonged to the Knights of Columbus Council #8510 in Dunnellon, Fla.

He was a lifetime member of the Richfield Lionís Club and a member of the Richfield Volunteer Fire Department for more than 50 years. Beloved husband of Rose Mary (Nee Owen); loving father of Joseph (Diane), Jimmy and Kathryn (Greg) Hirschfield; dear grandpa of Bridget, Jeffrey, Heather, Jamie, Brian, Holland, Troy (Laura) and Amy; fond great-grandpa of Jocelyn, Connor, Faith, Braden and Madisen. Further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. A Mass of Christian Burial was Saturday, Sept. 22, 2007 at St. Gabrielís Catholic Church in Hubertus.

Burial was at Forest Home Cemetery in Richfield. Memorials to St. Gabrielís or Clement Manor appreciated.

"My father was a butcher

my mother cut the meat

I was the little

wienerwurst that ran

around the streets"

Calvin Klippel - Son of a Butcher

1929-2007