MCpl Anthony Mark Klumpenhouwer

MCpl Anthony Mark Klumpenhouwer

Death 18 Apr 2007 (aged 25)
Burial Kurtzville, Perth County, Ontario, Canada
Memorial ID 19022592 · View Source
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Master Corporal, serving with Canadian Special Operations Forces in Afghanistan. Age 25, of Ottawa. He grew up in a farming family of seven brothers and six sisters in Kurtzville, near Listowel, Ontario.

MCpl Klumpenhouwer was on duty conducting routine surveillance when he fell from the communications tower where he was stationed in Kandahar City. An investigation has been launched to determine the circumstances of the non-combat related incident. No other details have been released.

Anthony was described as a happy, fun-loving young man who had a flair for playing pranks. He joined the military initially for a short term but stayed on because he enjoyed it so much. He is survived by parents Theo and Joy (Noseworthy) Klumpenhouwer; girlfriend Julie Farmer; siblings Susanna; Matthew and Amy Klumpenhouwer; Jennifer and Ben Stewart; Violet and Joe Zantinge; Joshua and Rebecca Klumpenhouwer; John, Samuel, Andrew, Esther, Timothy, Krista, and Jewel Klumpenhouwer; grandmother Violet Schnarr; step-grandmother Judy Noseworthy; and many aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Funeral service held at the Listowel Pentecostal Church on April 26, 2007. Interment in Trinity Lutheran Cemetery, Wallace Township.

Fifty-four Canadian soldiers and one diplomat have died since Canada first sent troops to Afghanistan in 2002.

*Thanks to Lorna McMahon for the headstone photos.

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  • Added: 20 Apr 2007
  • Find a Grave Memorial 19022592
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for MCpl Anthony Mark Klumpenhouwer (22 Aug 1981–18 Apr 2007), Find a Grave Memorial no. 19022592, citing Trinity Lutheran Cemetery, Kurtzville, Perth County, Ontario, Canada ; Maintained by Milou (contributor 46858724) .