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Mark Klem

August 7, 1956 ~ April 6, 2021 (age 64)


Mark L. Klem, of Bright, IN passed away on April 6, 2021 at the age of 64.  Mark was born on August 7, 1956 to James and Ruby (Schardine) Klem.  He was married to Roberta "Berta" (Paff) Klem on November 15, 1975. Mark was a boilermaker and in 1984 started Tradeline Fabricating in Bright, IN with his father and brothers. He was proud of being a metal fabricator and lived to work on projects.  Berta liked to get him away from work by planning trips to Florida and Tennessee. Berta passed away in 2018 and the past few years his children have helped him in every way possible. Mark was so proud of his children and grandchildren.

Mark was preceded in death by his loving wife Roberta "Berta" Paff Klem; parents: James and Ruby Klem and brother: Eric Klem.

Mark will be missed by his daughters: Jennifer (Michael Tritschler) Klem & Katy (Andrew) Fischesser; son: Daryl (Beth Shelton) Klem; cherished grandchildren: Kolton, Brian, Audrey, Wesley & Wyatt; Siblings: Terry (Mary) Huff, Kurt (Angie) Klem, and Harweda (Rob) Davis; and sister-in-law: Janet Klem.  He is also survived by numerous sister-in-laws and brothers-in-law in the Paff and Martini family along with many nieces, nephews and extended family. 

A celebration of Mark's life will be held in the Hall at St John the Baptist Catholic Church, 25743 IN-1, Guilford, IN 47022 on Friday, April 16, 2021 from 3 pm to 6 pm.  

Memorials may be made to American Heart Association St John the Baptist Catholic Church or Pancreatic Cancer Action network. 

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Celebration of Life
April 16, 2021

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
All Saints Parish HALL (Dover) St. John the Baptist Catholic Church
25743 IN-1
Guilford, IN 47022

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