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Gard Funeral Home & Cremation Services - Eaton
Wednesday December 8th, 2021
6:00pm - 8:00pm

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Don L. Klapper

Don L. Klapper, age 88, of Camden, OH, passed away Sunday December 5, 2021 at his residence. He was born May 11, 1933 in Hamilton, OH to the late Amiel and Thelma Klapper. Don was the former owner and operator of Klapper Excavating and also owned and operated Don & Judys Restaurant in Camden. He was also a member of the Eagles Lodge in Eaton for 50 years. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Judith Klapper; son Rick Klapper; brother Ellis Klapper; and son-in-law Ron Hale. He is survived by his children Mike (Cindy) Klapper of Eaton, Diane Hale of Camden and Mark (Mori) Klapper of Camden; grandchildren Ryan (Nicki) Klapper of Eaton, Mandi (Brian) Studebaker of Eaton, Austin Klapper of Camden, Kristin (Kyle) Taylor of Eaton, Ali (Kurt) Schulze of Miamisburg and Bart (Kayla) Klapper of Eaton; 11 great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, December 8, 2021 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at the Gard Funeral Home, 226 W. Main Street, Eaton, OH. A private graveside service at Fairmount Cemetery in Camden, OH will be held at the convenience of the family. Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.gardfuneralhome.com.

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good friend and always ready to give a helping hand rip

dean christman Dec 15 2021 10:36 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Don Klapper

Margie Stevenson Dec 12 2021 11:23 PM

What a nice man. My prayers and condolences to his family.

Cindy Padgitt Dec 9 2021 4:07 PM

Our prayers are with you all.

Josh & Tiffany Moreland Dec 9 2021 2:42 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Don Klapper

Marilyn Grubb Dec 8 2021 6:08 PM

The family has my deepest sympathies. Having grown up on the hill, I knew the family well and had the highest respect for Don and Judy. I enjoyed when they ran the restaurant. They are together again. May both of these wonderful people now rest in peace while their memories will live on in the hearts and minds of those who had the pleasure to have known them.

MIKE O'DELL Dec 8 2021 3:11 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Don Klapper

gary and kathy stahlheber Dec 8 2021 2:59 PM

Dear Mike, Mark, and whole family. We loved your Dad and pray for you all in your great loss.

Pastor Greg Jackson Dec 8 2021 11:13 AM

Deepest sympathy to the family , I have known Don and Judy since I was a little girl ,

Charlene Via ( VanWinkle) Dec 8 2021 9:52 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Don Klapper

Charlene (VanWinkle) Via Dec 8 2021 9:50 AM

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