Walter Kleinschmidt, 87, of Rochester, died at 4:21 pm, Tuesday, August 7, 2012 at his residence. He was born May 28, 1925, in Quincy, Illinois to John and Clara Haas Kleinschmidt.
Walter was preceded in death by his parents.
He was a US Navy Veteran serving during WWII. He was a former member of Carpenters Local 16 and was a member of Plymouth Owners Club, Chrysler Restorers Club and was a Charter member of the World War II Memorial.
He had worked for Carpenters Local 16.
Graveside Service: 10 am, Friday, August 17, 2012 at Camp Butler National Cemetery where Sangamon County Interveterans Burial Detail will conduct Military Honors.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Forever Feline Ranch in Rochester, Illinois