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“The memories are endless. I have nothing but the greatest memories of Uncle Roy. Family first, calm, confident, quiet and caring. These...Read More »
1 of 5 | Posted by: Jeff Clark - Louisville, KY

“I will truly miss Roy. I wish Nan and Kyle comfort that their Mom and Dad are together once again. ”
2 of 5 | Posted by: Pam Razo - Tucson, AZ - Family

“Roy was such a good person. My dad Loy Clevenger was friends with Roy all the way back to their high school days. Both worked together at shoe...Read More »
3 of 5 | Posted by: Kurt Clevenger - Sterling, IL

“I had the pleasure of meeting my best friend Mike Clark's Uncle Roy years ago while building Mike's house. Uncle Roy was the best man I ever met....Read More »
4 of 5 | Posted by: Dale Allen - Oswego, IL - Friend

“R.I.P. Pappy!!! Reunited with Joyce at last. ”
5 of 5 | Posted by: Anthony Romano - Sterling, IL

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STERLING – Roy E. Klapprodt, age 74, died Friday, December 6, 2019 at CGH Medical Center in Sterling.
Roy was born on September 13, 1945 in Dixon the son of Edward and Marion (Burket) Klapprodt. He married Joyce Razo on December 12, 1968 in Sterling. She died February 21, 2002. Roy was employed as an Engineer with Northwestern Steel and Wire in Sterling for over 30 years retiring in 2002. He served in the United States Army. He was a member of the Dixon American Legion Post 12, Dixon Elks Lodge #779, enjoyed fishing, golf, avid Chicago Bears fan and loved classic cars.
Survivors include, one daughter, Nanette (Jerry) Shepard of Sterling; one son, Kyle (Christie) Klapprodt of DeKalb; two sisters, Cheryl (Mike) Nielson of Rock Falls and Shirley Wyess of Burns, Ore.; seven grandchildren; four great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Duane Klapprodt.
Visitation will be Saturday, December 14, 2019 from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM at the McDonald Funeral Home in Rock Falls. Funeral service will be held at noon with Pastor Dalmus Meeks officiating. Burial with military rites will follow at Calvary Cemetery in Sterling.
In lieu of flowers a memorial has been established to St. Jude's Children's Hospital.
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