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Henry Whitefield Klipple

Obituary for Henry Whitefield Klipple

January 7, 1939 - December 13, 2017
Kyle, Texas | Age 78


Henry Whitefield Klipple age 78 of Kyle, Texas passed away Wednesday, December 13, 2017. He was born on Saturday, January 7, 1939, the sixth child of John and Georgie Blanche Klipple in Corpus Christi, Texas.

Henry married the love of his life, Nina Bennett St. John on Valentine's Day in 1971 at Koenig Lane Baptist Church.

Henry was an Artist, drew coloring books and the proceeds of the sale went to Legend Oaks Healthcare and Rehabilitation in Kyle. After a three-year stint in the Marines, he turned down a job offer from Disney. He then joined the Navy and retired after a total of 20 years active duty (Marines and Navy) and 10 years in the Reserves. He worked in Human Resources in Data Entry at the University of Texas at Austin from which he retired after 5 years. He was a member of American Legion Post 0083, VFW-Manchaca Post 3377, AM Vets-Kyle.

Henry is survived by his wife of 46 years, Nina Klipple; one brother, William Klipple Sr.; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Tuesday, December 19, 2017 at Weed-Corley-Fish Funeral Home, 2620 South Congress. Graveside Service to follow at 2:30 pm, Memorial Hill Cemetery, Pflugerville, Texas.

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2620 S. Congress Ave
Austin, TX 78704
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