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Obituary for David Frank Kluge Sr.

Dave Kluge, 78, of Independence, MO passed away Sunday, June 16, 2019 at his home. A visitation will be held from 10am-12pm on Friday, June 21, 2019 at Carson-Speaks Chapel 1501 W. Lexington Ave, Independence, MO, 64055. He will be laid to rest at Mound Grove cemetery at 12:30pm that afternoon.

Dave was born on December 20, 1940 in Springfield, Il to Herman Frank and Irene (Baggerly) Kluge. He graduated from Fichens High School and then enlisted in the United States Army. As a teenager, he met Margaret Marie Wilson and they were married on April 16, 1963. In 1964 they moved to Independence, MO and started their family. Dave enjoyed camping at Lake Lafayette with his kids, fixing up cars, attending car shows, and The Chiefs. Most of all he loved his family, and The Chiefs. He was a member of The Eagles Club in Sugar Creek and spent Wednesday evenings at Erin’s Pub with his daughter. Dave was a huge supporter of his family, had a great sense of humor and will be missed by many.

His survivors include: son David Kluge, Jr. of Independence, MO; daughter Tina Lewis and husband Lloyd of Independence, MO; brother Glenn Kluge of Springfield, IL; grandkids Kristina Kluge, Shelli Kluge, Daniel Lewis, Shayna Lewis; great-grandkids Layla, Jayden, Jace, Tristin, and Jaelynn; plus several other extended family members and many friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, siblings, and his wife Margaret.

(Arrangements: Carson-Speaks Chapel 816-252-7900)