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Oscar Alfred Klepper 1920-2003

Oscar Alfred Klepper

Oscar Alfred Klepper, 83, passed away October 6, 2003 at the Ferry Memorial Hospital in Republic, WA. He was born in Muskatine, IA on May 12, 1920.

Came to Everett at the age of two, attended Everett Schools and graduated from Everett High School, Class of 1940. He attended and enjoyed all of his class reunions. He was in the National Guard, Company L, 161st Infantry, honorably discharged October 10, 1941. When World War II began, he joined the U.S. Navy, honorably discharged in 1945. Upon his return to Everett, he worked for Everett Pulp and Paper 27 years. Upon their closure, he then worked nine years for the Everett General Hospital, retiring in 1986. In 2001 he and his wife Delores, moved to Republic, WA.

He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Delores; his son, Jim (Judy) Klepper of Republic; daughter Ester (John) Harman of Alaska; grandsons, Brandon (Christina) Klepper of Granite Falls, Ed Klepper of Lake Stevens; granddaughter, Shannon Klepper of Republic; two great grandsons, Johnathon and Dylan; brothers, Erwin Klepper and wife of Everett and Carl Balke and wife of Shoreline; and two nephews and one niece.

He was preceded in death by his son, Tim Klepper.

At his request, no services will be held.

Oct 10, 2003
Everett Herald

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