Arnold Allen Klump, 83, of Blissfield passed away peacefully on Sunday morning, May 28, 2017 at Blissfield Place. Born on January 17, 1934, Arnold was the oldest child of Nelson and Mary (Miller) Klump. On October 26, 1957 he married Barbara Bailor, and she preceded him in death in March 2013.
Arnold graduated from Blissfield High School in 1951 and completed the agricultural short courses program at Michigan State College (University) in 1955. He worked at local manufacturers Revco and Tecumseh Products before a long career with the Village of Blissfield Department of Public Works, retiring in 1998.
Arnold is survived by his sons, Bruce Klump of Los Angeles and Bryan (Laura) Klump of Toledo; two granddaughters, Elaina Klump and Alexa Klump of Toledo; brother, Dwight (Carolyn) Klump and sister, Delight (Tom) Romsek; brother-in-law, Frank Billings and a sister-in-law, Jackie Klump; cousins, Carol (David) Miller, Doug (Elaine) Schaedler, Phillip Schaedler and Laura Schaedler.
Arnold was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Barbara, his daughter Linda, his sister Donna Billings, his brother Wayne Klump and his Aunt Rhea and Uncle Ken Schaedler whom he lived with during his high school/college years . Visitation will be held at the Anderson-Rudd Funeral Home in Blissfield on Friday, June 2nd from 4:00-8:00pm. Visitation will also begin at 10:00am at the Blissfield Element Church on Saturday, June 3rd followed by a memorial service at 11:00am with the Rev. Keith Smith officiating.
You may send condolences to the family at www.andersonfuneralservices.com.
Memorial contributions may be made in Honor of Arnold A. Klump to Hospice of Lenawee www.hospiceoflenawee.org or to the Michigan Epilepsy Foundation, www.epilepsymichigan.org Envelopes are available at Anderson Rudd Funeral Home, Blissfield.