John S. Klingler, Jr., 89, of Lebanon, died on Sunday, Nov. 8, 2020, at WellSpan Good Samaritan Hospital.

He was born on Wednesday, Jan. 14, 1931, to the late John S. Klingler, Sr. and Helen M. Klingler nee Smith in Lebanon. He was a graduate of Lebanon High School and was a hard worker throughout his life. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army in the Korean War and enjoyed watching baseball and other sporting events, especially the Philadelphia and Reading Phillies. John enjoyed traveling with his wife and going to the casino. He was also an avid reader and loved his animals.

Surviving are children, Kathy A. Houser, and spouse, Michael, Brian Klingler, and spouse, Cindy; grandchildren, Kristen Fields, and spouse, Dan, Jonathan Houser, and spouse, Jessica; and great-grandchildren Garrett Houser, Brodrick Houser, and Brayden Hughes. He was preceded in death by wife, Kathryn D. Klingler nee Reed, and siblings.

Viewing will be on Friday, Nov. 13, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at Christman’s Funeral Home, Inc., 226 Cumberland St., Lebanon.

Funeral services will be on Friday, Nov. 13, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be at Grand View Memorial Park, Annville, with full military honors, following the service.

Memorial contributions may be made to Humane Society of Lebanon County, 150 N. Ramona Rd., Myerstown, PA 17067.

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