June 23rd, 2004
Daniel S. Kleehammer, 72, of Hilton Head Island died Sunday, June 20, 2004, at Hilton Head Regional Medical Center.
He was born May 16, 1932, in Chicago, son of Stephen and Helen Trembaczkiewicz Kleehammer. He served his country with honor in the U.S. Army, both in the states and abroad during the Vietnam War, as an oral surgeon and retired as a Colonel in 1978. He later opened private practices in Hammond and Scherville, Ind., retiring to Hilton Head in 1998.
Colonel Kleehammer is survived by his wife, Ramona, of Hilton Head; a daughter and son-in-law, Kelly and Tom O’Hara of Columbus, Ohio; three sons and daughters-in-law, Patty and Richard Kleehammer of Edmond, Oklahoma, Pat and Christopher Kleehammer of Chattanooga, Tennessee, and Stephanie and Mark Kleehammer of New Orleans; and eight grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Helen Kleehammer.
Visitation will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday at The Island Funeral Home and Crematory, 4 Cardinal Road. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Francis By the Sea Catholic Church. Interment will be in Arlington National Cemetery.
Friends may consider donations to the American Heart Association, MMA Memorial and Tribute Processing Center, P.O. Box 5216, Glen Allen, Virginia 23058-5216.
KLEEHAMMER, DANIEL S
- COL US ARMY
- DATE OF BIRTH: 05/16/1932
- DATE OF DEATH: 06/20/2004
- BURIED AT: SECTION 68 SITE 198
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
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