Obituary Record

Kenneth G. Klindt
Died on 9/1/1948
Buried in German Cemetery

#1-2 Sept., 1948 - The Enterprise - Kenneth G. Klindt


Kenneth Klindt Found Dead Of Shotgun Wounds

The body of Kenneth George Klindt, until recently of this vicinity, was found in his car at Thirty-Eighty and F Streets in Omaha Wednesday noon. He had been shot through the chest by a 10 gauge shotgun which was rested beside the body.

The 23 year old man was born and raised in Washington county, having lived most of his life on the Klindt farm in the Wranch school district. He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Klindt of Denver, Colorado who moved from a farm in the Sunnyside school district last March. He was not married.

The young man served in the Navy during the war, having been released from service in July, 1946. Since moving to Omaha when his parents moved to Denver, he has worked as an interior decorator, but only recently he had secured employment with the Union Pacific in Omaha.

He is survived by his parents and one sister, Mrs. John Forsberg of Blair. Funeral arrangements had not been announced as The Enterprise goes to press.

#2-16 Sept., 1948 - The Enterprise


Kenneth G. Klindt passed away September 1, 1948 at Omaha, Nebraska. His funeral was held September 4, 1948 from the Presbyterian church at Fort Calhoun with Rev. Goedz of Omaha officiating. Interment was at the German cemetery in the south part of the county with full military honors under the command of the Bennington American Legion Post Firing Squad.

Kenneth was born August 19, 1925 on a farm in the Wranch school district where he attended school in his early years. Later his parents moved to a farm in the Sunnyside District where he attended school and grew to manhood.

In the fall of 1944 he entered the United States Navy in which he spent 19 months. After his discharge he began farming with his parents. In the spring of 1948 he then went to Omaha where he found employment and where he met his death.

He is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harry R. Klindt of Denver, Colorado and his sister, Mrs. John A. Forsberg of Blair.

~~~Obituaries courtesy of the Nebraska Washington County Genealogical Society. Newspaper clippings on file in the Blair, Nebraska Public Library~~~

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Printed in the Washington County Enterprise on 9/16/1948