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Gerald (Windy) Klinect

August 25, 1933 April 26, 2018
Gerald (Windy) Klinect
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Obituary for Gerald (Windy) Klinect

Gerald N. (Windy) Klinect, 84 of Burbank, Ohio passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 26, 2018 in Rittman, Ohio.
He was born August 25, 1933 in Lodi to Maurice and Leona (Betz) Klinect.
Windy graduated from Lodi High School in 1951 and worked as a mechanic at Fetzer Ford in Lodi before being drafted into the U. S. Army in 1953.
Following his discharge from the Army he resumed mechanic work at C.W. Sommer in Lodi for the next 8 years.
On April 21, 1956, he married Shirley Fair.
Windy was the Event Director at Dragway 42 from 1965 to 1981, and East Coast Tech for NASCAR Dragster Division. He had served as a Technical Inspector at Orrville, Barberton and Canton Speedways.
Windy was a former manager of the Cloverleaf School District’s bus garage, had been head mechanic for Sandridge Food Corp. in Medina, and was a truck and diesel mechanic instructor at the Medina County Career Center, retiring in 2013.
He is survived by his children:
Dale (Debby) Klinect of West Salem
Mark (Laurie) Klinect of Burbank
Wendy Klinect of Medina
Todd (Chris) Klinect of Cinnamon Lake
Jennifer Klinect of Portage Lakes
Grandchildren:
Dusty, Dylan, Heidi (Frank), Sarah (Aaron), Stephen (Kendra), Jay, Stephanie and Vincent.
13 Great Grandchildren
Sister, Hattie Zeigler of West Salem
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Shirley, and brother James.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, May 1, at 11:00 AM at the Parker Funeral Home, 210 Medina St., Lodi (330-948-1122).
Pastor Benjamin Payne will officiate.
Burial with military honors will follow at Burbank Cemetery.
Visitation will be Monday from 2-4 and 6-8 PM at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be shared at www.parkerfuneralhomes.com .


Previous Events

Visitation

Monday

30

Apr

2:00 PM 4/30/2018 2:00:00 PM - 4:00 PM 4/30/2018 4:00:00 PM
Parker & Son Funeral Home - Lodi

210 Medina Street
Lodi, OH 44254

Parker & Son Funeral Home - Lodi
210 Medina Street Lodi 44254 OH
United States

Visitation

Monday

30

Apr

6:00 PM 4/30/2018 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 4/30/2018 8:00:00 PM
Parker & Son Funeral Home - Lodi

210 Medina Street
Lodi, OH 44254

Parker & Son Funeral Home - Lodi
210 Medina Street Lodi 44254 OH
United States

Funeral Service

Tuesday

1

May

11:00 AM 5/1/2018 11:00:00 AM
Parker & Son Funeral Home - Lodi

210 Medina Street
Lodi, OH 44254

Parker & Son Funeral Home - Lodi
210 Medina Street Lodi 44254 OH
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Burbank Cemetery Final Resting Place

Cemetery Road
Burbank, OH 44214

Cemetery Road Burbank 44214 OH
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