Kurt J. Klopfenstein

Kurt J. Klopfenstein, 60, of Piketon, passed away Tuesday evening, March 26, 2013, at SOMC Hospice Center in Portsmouth.

He was born Aug. 13, 1952, in Tiffin, to Carl G. and Esther (Willoughby) Klopfenstein.

Survivors include two brothers, Kris D. (Susan) Klopfenstein of Tiffin, and Kraig T. (Diane) Klopfenstein of Des Moines, Iowa; and several nieces and nephews.

Preceding him in death were his parents; and brother, Bruce C. Klopfenstein in 2011.

Kurt was in a group home for many years in Southern Ohio and worked in a workshop for the handicapped. He enjoyed puzzles, arts and crafts and outings with his group to the zoo and other areas. Kurt also was a fan of the Ohio State Buckeyes and enjoyed collecting OSU memorabilia.

Friends may visit and share stories with the family 10-11 a.m. Wednesday, April 3, 2013, at Hoffman-Gottfried-Mack Funeral Home and Crematory, 236 S. Washington Street Tiffin, OH 44883 (419) 447-2424. A graviside service will follow at Attica Venice Cemetary with his brother, Kraig Klopfenstein, officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to Scioto Trails or SOMC Hospice Center in Portsmouth, 2203 25th Street, Portsmouth, OH 45662.

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Kurt J. Klopfenstein

Kurt J. Klopfenstein, 60, of Piketon, died Tuesday, March 26, 2013, at SOMC Hospice Center, Portsmouth.

Arrangements are pending at Hoffmann-Gottfried-Mack Funeral Home & Crematory, Tiffin.