Tim & Morgan Klima

On April 15, 2010, Tim Klima, a loving husband, father, son and brother, along with his youngest son, Morgan Klima, a wonderful loving son, brother and grandson, passed away suddenly from injuries they sustained in a car accident.

Tim married the love of his life, Ginger Schuler, on June 9, 1984. Together they had two sons, Logan and Morgan. Tim and his family enjoyed the outdoors. Tim loved to camp, fish, hunt, snowmobile, snowshoe and he always had a great story to tell of his adventures. Tim and Ginger enjoyed cooking together and were always looking for new recipes to share with family and friends. Tim had a great smile that would light up the room, along with a wonderful sense of humor. He always made a person feel welcome in his home.

Morgan was an eighth grader at Rifle Middle School. He was to be confirmed this Sunday, April 25, at Emmanuel Lutheran Church. Morgan was a sweet young man who loved to play basketball and run track. His favorite color was green and he loved to eat Mexican food and spaghetti. Morgan loved his two dogs, Sophie and Hank, and they will miss him so much. Morgan also loved playing video games. Morgan was a positive, happy young man who will be missed dearly by his family and friends.

Tim and Morgan are survived by their wife/mother, Ginger Klima; son/brother, Logan Klima; paternal mother/grandmother ,Joy Klima of Philip, SD; maternal mother/grandmother, Janice Schuler of Rapid City, SD; brother/uncle, Joe Klima of Colorado Springs, CO; sisters/aunts, Gay Tollefson of Philip, SD, Lola Roseth of Midland, SD, and Linda Smith of Philip, SD; along with several more aunts, uncles and cousins.

Funeral services are planned for Thursday, April 22, 10:00 a.m. at Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Rifle, CO. Rifle Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Tim & Morgan Klima Memorial Fund at Alpine Bank, 100 East 4th Street, Rifle, CO 81650.