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Murray Clair "Butch" Klingensmith
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Birth: Aug. 23, 1896
Armstrong County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Oct. 22, 1973
Armstrong County
Pennsylvania, USA

Murray C. "Butch" Klingensmith, 80, of Ford City, RD 3, died at 10 a.m. Monday at the Armstrong County Memorial Hospital. Born Aug. 23, 1893, at Logansport, he was the son of Joseph and Nancy Klingensmith. He was retired from the Continental Clay Company. He was a member of the Homewood Baptist Church; the Ford City American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars and Eagles Club. Two sons, Charles and Clayton are deceased. Survivors include his wife, Rose E. (Rugh) Klingensmith; sons, Finley G. of Freedom and Ronald W. of Ford City; brothers, Lloyd of Ford City RD 3, Wilbur of Garretts Run, Oliver of Natrona Heights and Archie of Tarentum; sisters Mrs. Sarah Bash of Tarentum and Mrs. Walter (Ruby) Thickey of Natrona Heights; nine grandchildren; and two great grand-children. KLINGENSMITH - Friends of Murray C. "Butch" Klingensmith who died Oct. 22, 1973, are being received after noon today at the Frank M. Faykosh Funeral Home, Ford City. Service will be at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home with the Rev. Earl Watterson, pastor of the Manorville United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Lawn Have Burial Estates. Arrangements by Faykosh.

From: The Simpson's Leader-Times, Kittanning, Pennsylvania, on Tuesday October 23, 1973, Page 17

Married: Rose Edna Rugh, December 6, 1919 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania

Note: 1900 census & WWI draft card give DOB as 1896. SSN, Obit & family members give DOB as 1893.
Family links: 
  Joseph Peter Klingensmith (1853 - 1935)
  Nancy Jane Shearer Klingensmith (1863 - 1958)
  Rose Edna Rugh Klingensmith (1896 - 1978)
  Clayton Murray Klingensmith (1921 - 1967)*
  Charles Lloyd Klingensmith (1923 - 1944)*
  Ronald William Klingensmith (1939 - 2008)*
  Verne L Klingensmith (1882 - 1958)*
  Elizabeth Grace Klingensmith (1884 - 1962)*
  Otis Mervin Klingensmith (1889 - 1948)*
  Archie Rayburn Klingensmith (1891 - 1984)*
  Murray Clair Klingensmith (1896 - 1973)
  Lloyd Harry Klingensmith (1902 - 1987)*
  Wilbur M Klingensmith (1904 - 1985)*
*Calculated relationship
Lawn Haven Burial Estates
Armstrong County
Pennsylvania, USA
Created by: Lasherp
Record added: Jun 10, 2013
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Murray Clair Butch Klingensmith
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