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Todd Alan Kleppe
Todd Alan Kleppe, 52, of Bryant passed away Friday, March 28, 2014, at his home, surrounded by his family after a battle with brain cancer.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, April 1, at Elvira Zion Lutheran Church after visitation Monday. The Clinton Chapel Snell-Zornig Funeral Home & Crematory assisted the family with arrangements. Burial was in Center Grove Cemetery. Pallbearers were Joe Mulholland, Lonnie Adrian, Scott Hansen, Duane Diedrich, Jeff Bormann and Tom Krogman.  Honorary pallbearers were Don Peters, Stu Mohr, Rich Krogmann and Ron Bormann.

Todd Alan Kleppe was born Jan. 23, 1962, in Cedar Rapids, the son of Darrel and Dianne Kleppe. He was a 1980 graduate of Northeast Community High School in Goose Lake. Todd married Tammy Oberman at Elvira Zion Lutheran Church on Sept. 16, 1983.

Todd was a 4-H leader for the Elvira Rustlers for 20 years. He officiated basketball for 29 years, football for eight years and baseball for a few summers.

Todd enjoyed farming and worked for Custom-Pak in Clinton for 21 years. Todd loved taking care of his cattle and showing calves. He enjoyed coaching his boys in basketball at the AAU level and also loved playing basketball in the Elvira men's league. Todd enjoyed camping, canoeing, leisure bike rides, fishing and drinking beer with friends. When he laughed, everyone laughed.

Todd is survived by his loving wife of 30 years, Tammy; children, Trenton Kleppe of Clinton, Trevor (Sadie) Kleppe of Ames, Taylor Kleppe of Clinton and Tanner Kleppe of Ely; his mother, Dianne Kleppe of DeWitt; sisters Teri (Jeff) Howe and Joni (Tom) Krogman, both of Clinton; and mother- and father-in-law, Leon and Milly Oberman of Clinton. Preceding him in death was his father, Darrel Kleppe.

Online condolences may be expressed by visiting his obituary at www.snellzornig.com.


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