George L. Klinge, age 81, of 840 Holly St., Junction City passed away at a local nursing home April 19, 1971. He was born at Clinton, Iowa on September 5, 1889, and was married to Jessie Bilyeu at Vancouver, Washington on April 20, 1916. She preceded him in death in February 1969.
A retired farmer, Mr. Klinge came to Junction City in 1904 where he resided until 1928 when he moved to Linn County residing in the Scio, Lebanon, and Albany area returning to Junction City in 1968.
Surviving are 1 daughter and 2 sons: Mrs. Wayne (Mary) Holst and Merle Klinge, both of Albany, Earl Klinge of Beaverton; 1 brother and 2 sisters: Thorval Klinge of San Francisco, Gertrude Skeels of Portland, and Anna Murphy of Seattle; 7 grandchildren; 2 great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at the Faith Lutheran Church, Junction City, Thursday, April 22, 1971 at 2 p.m. with Pastor R. O. Luke officiating. Private cremation will follow in Rest Haven Crematorium, Eugene.
Eugene Register-Guard, April 20, 1971
Contributed by: Shelli Steedman