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“Dear relatives,Please receive our condolences with the loss of Roland Klimstra. Anna Martha and I have very warm memories of our visits to Roland and...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: Jacob & Anna Martha Klimstra

“Roger, barb and family, Sorry to hear about your Dads passing. My deepest sympathy to all of you ”
2 of 10 | Posted by: Lana Nugent - Morrison, IL

“So sorry! ”
3 of 10 | Posted by: Mark & Sandy Hamilton

“With Sympathy ~ Roger and Gail ”
4 of 10 | Posted by: Roger and Gail Drolema

“My sympathies to Rollies' family. ”
5 of 10 | Posted by: Beth Wickes - Albany, IL - Friend

“We are thinking of you during this most difficult time....know that our thoughts and prayers are with you and your entire family......Gene and Dee ”
6 of 10 | Posted by: gene and Dee Eissens - Thomson, IL

“So sorry for your loss? Sending hugs and prayers!Randy & Linda BoelkinsRetired 3Mers from D Crew ”
7 of 10 | Posted by: Linda Boelkins - Sun City West, AZ

“We remember the fun times of picnics, get-togethers at the farm, holidays and family events. Now Uncle Rol has joined with our loved ones who have...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: James + Linda Dykstra - MORRISON, IL

“I will always remember Uncle Rol with such loving fondness. Your parents were some of the sweetest, kindest members of the family I married into. I...Read More »
9 of 10 | Posted by: Denise Jansma-Garlough - IL

“So sorry for your loss. Its always difficult to lose a parent! My thoughts and prayers are with you Nancy. ”
10 of 10 | Posted by: Kevin McKenna - Normal, IL


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Roland J. Klimstra, age 88, of Fulton, IL, died Wednesday, September 6, 2017, at the Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House, Bettendorf, IA.

Roland was born April 27, 1929, in rural Fulton, IL. He married Lola M. Dykstra on May 11, 1949, in Thomson, IL. She preceded him in death on April 8, 2006. Roland farmed his entire life in the rural Fulton, IL area. He managed the Erie F.S. Fertilizer Plant for 17 years. He also attended the Erie Christian Church.
Survivors include his daughter, Nancy (Robert) Blanco of Hickory Hills, IL; 3 sons, Robert (Terry) Klimstra of Fulton, Roger (Barbara) Klimstra of Phoenix, AZ, and Gary Klimstra of Albany; 10 grandchildren; and 5 great grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his parents; wife; and 1 sister, Marian DeVries.

Visitation will be from 4:00 – 7:00 P.M., Sunday, September 10, 2017, at the McDonald Funeral Home, Fulton, IL. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 P.M., Monday, September 11, 2017, at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Fulton Township Cemetery, Fulton, IL. A memorial has been established.