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January 27, 2014

John R. Kleinjan

John R. Kleinjan

MEREDITH — John R. Kleinjan, 84, of Meredith and formerly of McDonough, Ga., went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014, at Valley View Manor in Norwich.

He was born on May 12, 1929, in Bismarck, N.D., the son of John R. and Leota (Landis) Kleinjan.

He married Betty Mann, who predeceased him on April 1, 2012.

A veteran of the Korean War, John was employed as an Aerial Photographer for 49 years. He was a member of the Delhi First Presbyterian Church.

He is survived by five children, Betsy and Brian Clark of Meredith, John Kleinjan, Alice Visley, Katie MacKeracker and Dottie Lynn; 11 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; a brother, Jasper Kleinjan of Bismarck, N.D.; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Donations in his memory are asked to be made to the Delhi First Presbyterian Church.

Those who wish to share condolences or a special memory may do so online at

Arrangements are with the MacArthur Funeral Home, Delhi.

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