Wed, 01/31/2018 - 11:46am admin
Norman Klingbile, age 89, Wall, S.D., died Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018 at the Rapid City Regional Hospital.
Norman Lee Klingbile was born Feb. 19, 1928, in Rapid City, the son of Walter and Doris (Brownson) Klingbile. He grew up in the Quinn area and received his education, graduating from Quinn High School in 1946.
Norman had a high school sweetheart by the name of Betty Jane Petersen, and they were married June 29, 1947, in Quinn.
They began their married life on the farm east of Quinn, before moving into Quinn in 1948 and started their family of two boys and two girls. They lived in Rapid City for a short time before moving to Wall. Norm was a deputy sheriff for 26 years. He was loved and respected by many. He later did maintenance for Prairie Village and worked for the Wall Drug Store.
When he retired, he and Betty started going to Arizona to spend the winters, and made many friends there. He really enjoyed meeting his buddies for coffee at Wall Drug. Norman loved his family so much. He enjoyed tinkering in his shop and was always ready to make the yard beautiful.
Survivors include his wife of 70 years, Betty, Wall; a son, Norman Klingbile, Albuquerque, N.M.; two daughters, Barbara Patterson and her husband, Dale, Wall, and Wanda Johnson and her husband, Gail, Pierre; 11 grandchildren, Justin (Teri), Sean, Ryan (Jessica), Dain (Lori) and Karmin Patterson, Cristi (Brett) Guptill, Tommi Cheney (Taylor Mohnen), Malori (Chris) Teigen, Shaun Johnson, Darren (Heather) Johnson and Chad Klingbile; 16 great-grandchildren, JC, Jr., Mataya Livermont, Tobyn and Madelynn Teigen; Mya and Jada Guptill, Brycen and Riggens Cheney, Kyra, Ayden and Liam Patterson, Vaun Patterson, Alexia and Beckett Johnson and Morgan Patterson; several nieces and nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Norman was preceded in death by a son, Craig Klingbile; his parents; a sister, Francis Klingbile; and a grandson-in-law, Bart Cheney.
Visitation will be held from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 31, at Rush Funeral Home in Wall.
Services will be held 10:00 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 1, at the United Methodist Church in Wall, with Pastor Russell Masaritis officiating.
Interment will be at the Wall Cemetery.
Arrangements are with Rush Funeral Home of Wall.