Fred Klompus

  • Born: November 7, 1925
  • Died: November 16, 2017
  • Location: Lebanon, Pennsylvania

Porterfield-Scheid Funeral Directors & Cremation Services, Ltd.

890 Isabel Drive
James A. Porterfield, Supervisor
Lebanon, PA 17042
Tel. (717) 272-4634

Tribute & Message From The Family

Fred Klompus, 92, of Lebanon, passed away peacefully with his loving wife and family at his bedside, Thursday, November 16, 2017 at Stoneridge Skilled Care Center, Myerstown. He was the husband of Lucille Weierbach Klompus to whom he was married for 67 years. Fred was born in Lebanon on November 7, 1925, son of the late David and Anna Houck Klompus.
Fred was a Navy Veteran of WWII. He had a long career as a professional merchant and retailer in many different fields, including clothing, automobiles, drugstores, and assisted in a funeral home. Fred was a lifelong member of Congregation Beth Israel, Lebanon, where he was a honored member of Chevra Kadisha, "Jewish Burial Society", like his Father before him. He was a member of Mt. Lebanon Lodge #226 F&AM, Lebanon for over 70 years.
Fred, in addition to his wife Lucille, is survived by his daughter Janet, wife of Michael Sligh of Chapel Hill, NC, grandsons, David and Jesse, his daughter in law Rossi Klompus of Atlanta, GA, a nephew Dr. Sidney, husband of Phyllis Cohen of Cleveland, OH, a niece Barbara, wife of Rick Cornett of Powell, OH, his granddaughter, Kimberly, wife of Preston Harris of Winter Park, FL, great grandchildren, Hailey & Jacob Sligh and Baron Harris. He was preceded in death by his sister Francis Cohen and his son, Barry Klompus.
He and Lucille had retired to Barefoot Bay, FL, for several years prior to returning home to Lebanon.
Family and friends are respectfully invited to Fred's graveside service Sunday, November 19, 2017 at 2:00 PM in Beth Israel Cemetery, E. Maple Street, Lebanon, PA 17046. Please omit flowers, Memorial contributions in Fred's memory may be made to Congregation Beth Israel, 411 S. 8th Street, Lebanon, PA 17042.
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