Mr. Klingelsmith retired as a court administrator. He had also worked at Fairmount Park as a mutuel clerk for over 30 years. He loved the challenge of handicapping horse racing. Edward loved the horse races and enjoyed the huge shrimp at Oaklawn Park in Hot Springs, AR.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Joyce, nee Erwin, Klingelsmith; and his parents, Elmer and Virginia, nee Flood, Klingelsmith.
Surviving are many friends.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Visitation: Friends may visit from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday, May 11, 2023, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.
Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 11, 2023, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL, with Fr. James Nall officiating.
Burial will be at Mount Carmel Cemetery, Belleville, IL