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Norman “Norm" Klingbile

Norman “Norm" Klingbile
Norman Klingbile
- January 29, 2018

Norman “Norm” Klingbile, age 89, of Wall, died Sunday, January 28, 2018, at the Rapid City Regional Hospital.

Visitation will be held 5-7 p.m. on Wednesday, January 31, at the Rush Funeral Home in Wall.

Funeral services will be held 10:00 a.m. Thursday, February 1, at the United Methodist Church in Wall, with Pastor Russell Masaritis officiating.

Interment will be at the Wall Cemetery.

Norman Lee Klingbile was born February 19, 1928, in Rapid City, South Dakota, 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 of Wall; a son Norman Klingbile of Albuquerque, New Mexico; two daughters Barbara Patterson and her husband Dale of Wall, and Wanda Johnson and her husband Gail of Pierre; 11 grandchildren Justin (Teri), Sean, Ryan (Jessica), Dain (Lori), and Karmin Patterson; Chrisi (Brett) Guptil, Tommi Cheney (Taylor Mohnen), Malori (Chris) Teigen, Shaun Johnson, Darren (Heather) Johnson, Chad Klingbile; 16 great-grandchildren JC, Jr, Mataya Livermont, Tobyn and Madelynn Teigen; Mya and Jada Guptil, 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.

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