William R. Klem, 84, of Oak Lawn, died March 22 at home. Visitation was held at Zimmerman & Sandeman Funeral Home in Oak Lawn on March 25. A funeral service was held at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Oak Lawn on March 26. Interment was held at Oak Hill Cemetery in Blue Island.
Mr. Klem is survived by his son, Alan; his daughters, Cathy Cepican and Sharon Minetti; his brother, Robert; and 9 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.
Mr. Klem was born in Chicago. He was a retired member of Local #73 Sheet Metal Workers. He served in the U.S. Army 82nd Airbourn Paratroopers in Worth War II and was a member of Johnson- Phelps VFW Post #5220.