Mr. Kloppenborg died Monday, Dec. 23, 2013, at a local area hospital, following an extended illness.
Born April 28, 1932, in Brooklyn, N.Y., he was the son of the late Joseph and Ethel Keppler Kloppenborg. He was also preceded in death by his grandson, John Patterson. Mr. Kloppenborg was the last surviving member of his immediate family.
He was a member of St. Mark Catholic Church. Mr. Kloppenborg was retired from Kelly-Springfield Tire, with 25 years of loyal and dedicated service.
Survivors include his wife, Helen Kloppenborg of Clarkesville; daughters, Theresa Anderson of Buford, Kathryn Kloppenborg of Canton; grandson, David Anderson; and great-grandson, Zachary Anderson.
Those wishing to express condolences to the Kloppenborg family may do so by visiting whitfieldfuneralhomes.com.
Arrangements are in the care of Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest.
The Northeast Georgian
Friday, December 27, 2013