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1923 John 2012

John Kleinsteiber

August 20, 1923 — October 13, 2012

John W. Kleinsteiber


John W. Kleinsteiber, 89, of
Bloomington passed away at 8:45 a.m. on Saturday, October 13, 2012,
at the Heartland Health Care in Paxton.

Funeral services will be held on
Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at Grace Church in Normal at 10 am with
Pastor Edward L. Scearce officiating. Visitation will be held on
Monday, October 15, 2012 at Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home in
Bloomington from 5-8 pm. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made
to Grace Church or to Gideon International in John's name.
Interment will be at East Lawn Memorial Gardens in Bloomington.

John was born on August 20, 1923,
in Canton, IL a son to John and Elizabeth (Staton) Kleinsteiber. He
married Elissa D. Kleinsteiber on September 29, 1950, in
Bloomington; she preceded him in death on September 11, 1995.

Surviving are his son, John S.
(Lyndal) Kleinsteiber of Paxton, three grandchildren, Ross, Rachel,
and Grant Kleinsteiber all of Paxton, two sisters, Grace DuMond of
Indiana and Lois Holmes of Rantoul, IL, along with several nieces
and nephews.

In addition to his wife Elissa,
John was preceded in death by his parents.

He served his country in the U S
Army during WW II.

John taught chemistry and math for
forty years in the Bloomington Public Schools.

He was a member of Grace Church in
Normal, where he served as an Elder. He was also a member of Gideon

John enjoyed conducting Bible
studies in area nursing homes along with studying Scriptures. He
also enjoyed spending time with his family and attending his
grandchildren's activities.

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the family at

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