Dick “Swede” Klang

Dick Klang

Flag SMDick “Swede” Klang, MP Veteran for the National Guard, Army Reserves and Army, age 86 of Brookfield. Beloved husband of Joy Klang, nee Nagl; fond brother of Carl (Edda) Klang and Linda-Lou (Bob) Rompala; brother in law of Danny (Jolene) Nagl, the late Terry R. (Marge)Nagl and Bobby Lee Nagl.

Visitation, Saturday, April 8, 2023 from 9 A.M. to time of Service 11 A.M. at Hitzeman Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 9445 W. 31st Street, Brookfield, IL 60513.

Interment Private Chapel Hill Gardens West Cemetery, OakBrook Terrace.

Memorials Appreciated to the Brookfield Joshua Harris VFW Post 2868, 8844 Ogden Ave, Brookfield, IL 60513 or St. Barbara Food Pantry, 4008 Prairie Ave, Brookfield, IL 60513 or St. Croix Hospice, 665 W. North Ave. Suite 100, Lombard, IL, 60148.

Information 708-485-2000 or www.HitzemanFuneral.com

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  1. Karen Boone condolence:

    Always enjoyed his visits to the village hall. If there was a village function, you can be sure he was behind the scenes! Rest in peace

  2. Aida Gatch condolence:

    Years of memories at the VFW we were like a family there, my children grew up with you and Joy. You will forever be in our hearts. You will be truly missed.

  3. Maria (Curin) Peters condolence:

    Dear Mrs. Klang and family: Mr. Klang was one of the kindest, funniest men I knew growing up! I’ll never forget his great laugh and that smirkey smile!! I pray you all find comfort in your memories and that Mr. Klang now rests in peace in God’s loving arms!

  4. Bill Russ condolence:

    Swede was a friend of mine for for than 30 years. He & Joy were always helping people. I pray for him and his family.

  5. Marty Garcia & Ma'ire Brennan condolence:

    So many great memories & laughs. God bless you dear Friend! Till we meet again! God speed!

  6. Tom Davy and Mary Kay Malas condolence:

    Swede and Joy were always volunteering at whatever function was going on at the Post and did a great job. Swede did an excellent job serving his country and fellow Vets. He will be missed by all who knew him.

  7. Anna Matson Munoz condolence:

    So sorry for your loss Joy and “Swede” were at my wedding 20 years. Where Joy did my beautiful flowers. I met him and he was such a great guy.

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