Obituary of Carole Janet Kleinknecht
Peacefully passed away, after a number of years living with dementia, on Tuesday, June 11, 2019, at Columbia Forest LTC in Waterloo, at the age of 77.
Carole was the beloved wife for 57 years of Bruce of St. Jacobs, formerly of Elmira. Mother of Cheryl, Lisa (Kevin Stevenson), Andrew (Wanda Lee McPhee), and Paul (Samantha). Grandmother of Adam, Claire, Thomas, Ella, Reese, Declan, and Sarah. Sister of Peter (Donna) Schlei, and Janice (Tom Noaks).
Predeceased by her twin sister Karen and her parents Adam and Rita (Totzke) Schlei.
Cremation has taken place. A memorial visitation will be held on Friday, June 14, 2019 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the Dreisinger Funeral Home, 62 Arthur St. S., Elmira. A memorial service to celebrate Carole’s life will take place on Saturday, June 15, 2019 at 2 p.m. at Gale Presbyterian Church, 10 Barnswallow Dr., Elmira. A reception will follow.
In Carole’s memory, donations to Community Care Concepts or Alzheimer Society would be appreciated.
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