Dennis Kling


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Posted Online: May 07, 2013, 4:59 pm
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Dennis A. Kling, 64, of Milan, died Sunday, May 5, 2013, at his home.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home, 201 E. 4th Ave., Milan. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Burial will be at Greenview Memorial Gardens, East Moline. Memorials may be made in care of the family.
Dennis was born on May 12, 1948, in Davenport, a son of Glenn and Kathryn Freeze Kling. He married Dale Koett on June 28, 1975, in Sterling, Ill.
Dennis worked 37 years at Learner's Chrysler Dealership in Rock Island and later Courtesy Car City in Moline, retiring in 2001. He was a past member of the Milan Lions Club.
Survivors include his wife, Dale Kling, Milan; daughter (and spouse), Dawn (Jason) Timerman, Warrensburg, Ill; grandsons, Tanner and Hunter Timerman; brothers, Ronald Kling, Las Vegas, Nev., and Martin (Johanna) Kling, Davenport; sister, DeeAnna Monroe, Albuquerque, N.M.; stepbrothers, Mike (Jamie) Wardlow and Wayne (Charlene) Wardlow, both of Milan; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Michael; and stepmother, Arlene Kling.
Online condolences may be left for the family at wheelanpressly.com












 




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