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Della J. Kleimola

 

June 10, 2020

WAKEFIELD, Mich. - Della J. Kleimola, 92, of Bessemer, passed away on June 4, 2020, at Gogebic Medical Care Facility in Wakefield.

She was born on March 8, 1928, in Munising, daughter of James and Venus (Jackson) Connors. She attended local schools.

Della married Gordon K. Kleimola on Jan. 6, 1951. He preceded her in death on Oct. 5, 2001.

She worked at Simpson Electric in Mercer, Wisconsin, for 20 years.

Della loved quilting, sewing crocheting, beadwork, camping, fishing and playing cards. She was very talented in working with her hands.

She was preceded in death by her parents, James and Venus Connors; husband, Gordon; and sisters, Betty Carr and Ruth Younger.

Della is survived by two sons, Steve Kleimola of Fleming, Colorado, and George (Nina) Kleimola of Bessemer Township; daughter, Judith (Todd) Doda of Hurley, Wisconsin; numerous grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

A visitation will be held at McKevitt-Patrick Funeral Home in Ironwood on Friday, June 12, from noon to 2 p.m., followed by a graveside service at Sunset Acres Cemetery in Ironwood Township at 2:30 p.m. with Pastor Mike Hill officiating.

In lieu of flowers, you can give a donation in Della's name to a charity of your choice.

The family has chosen McKevitt-Patrick Funeral Home of Ironwood to honor Della's legacy of life. You can leave a condolence or tribute a mckevittpatrickfuneralhome.com.

 
 

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