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SIDNEY — Born on Nov. 10, 1939, in Glendive, Vanda Lee Knels Klempel went home to be with Jesus on Jan. 22, 2012.

She is survived by her husband, David Klempel of Sidney; three children, Rebecca Smith (Larry), Reuel Klempel (Karine) and Nathan Klempel (Kathy); 15 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Services will be as follows: Family Visitation/Remembrance Service: Friday at 7 p.m. at Bible Baptist Church in Sidney. No viewing. Private Family Interment at 10 a.m. Saturday at Klempel Family Cemetery. Memorial Service at 12:30 p.m. Saturday at Bible Baptist Church in Sidney, with lunch following.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to www.jerusalemprayerteam.org, or to help the family with expenses, to 4727 Eltopia West Road, Eltopia, WA 99330.

For our loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, we are grateful that she is free from her cancered body and finally enjoying the presence of God. She will be always remembered as having a servant's heart, always caring for the needs of others.

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