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James Louis Klehm

August 23, 1945 ~ February 28, 2022 (age 76)


James Louis Klehm, 76, passed away on Monday, February 28, 2022 at his residence in Galion.

James was born in Galion on August 23, 1945, to the late James and Mary (Zellner) Klehm.

James graduated from Galion High School class of 1963, received a Bachelor's degree from The Ohio State University and continued his education from Brooks Institute in Santa Barbara, California with a focus in Photography and Film Study.

James is survived by sister, Melody (Robert) Larkin of Ladera Ranch, California; nephew, Robert Andrew (Lisa) Larkin also of Ladera Ranch and niece, Mary Kathleen O'Hare (Peter) Rivezzo of Moorpark, CA. In addition, he has three grand nephews, Cruz and Micah Rivezzo of Moorpark, CA. and Brady Larkin of Ladera Ranch and one grand niece, Isla of Ladera Ranch.

A private burial will take place at the Marion Cemetery.

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