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Sympathy Notice: Gwendlyn Kleinschmidt

Posted: December 10 2021 at 11:23 AM

Gwendlyn Kleinschmidt, surviving spouse of Rev. E. Dale Kleinschmidt of the Northern Illinois Conference, died on Monday, December 6, 2021, at age 90 in her home with her family by her side. During his ministry in the Northern Illinois Conference, Rev. Kleinschmidt served Seneca, Mokena, Joliet: Trinity, Villa Park: Asbury, Westmont, Elgin: Faith, and Woodridge.

A visitation for Gwendlyn will be held on Wednesday, December 22, 2021, at the Laird Funeral Home, Elgin, from 4:00 pm-8:00 pm, with a service of remembrance and celebration of her life beginning at 7:00 pm.

Words of comfort may be sent to the Kleinschmidt family at davedkleinschmidt@yahoo.com.

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