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Elmer W Klipstein, age 98, New Iberia, Louisiana

Elmer W Klipstein, age 98, of New Iberia, Louisiana, passed away on Wednesday December 7, 2022, in New Iberia, Louisiana.

Elmer was born on Thursday, December 22, 1923 in Quincy, Illinois to parents Elmer and Lillianne Klipstein.

He was a resident of New Iberia, Louisiana for over 20 years.

Elmer was a member of First United Pentecostal Church in Orange, and he loved woodworking, gardening, and puzzles in his spare time. He was also a proud Navy Veteran.

Elmer was preceded in death by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Klipstein, his wife, Velma Klipstein, brothers in law, Raymond Miller, Wayne Miller, L.G. Miller, Floyd Miller, and Jackie Miller, and sisters in law, Maxine Tankersley and Melba Pemberton.

He is survived by his daughters, Shirley Dossett of Wasola Missouri, Charlotte Barkley of Lake Fork, Texas, and Wanda Roach of Spring, Texas, his sons, Michael Klipstein and wife, Kathleen of New Iberia, Louisiana, Larry Cooper and wife, Lettie of Lake Charles, Louisiana, and Gail Klipstein and wife, Pat of Mauriceville, Texas, Fifteen grandchildren, twenty-one great grandchildren, and ten great great grandchildren.

Services will be held graveside at Bob Herrin Cemetery in Newton, Texas on Monday, December 12, 2022 at 12:00PM with arrangements made under the care of Dorman Funeral Home.


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