Robert E. Klisavage (ARMY MARTINEZ, Ga.)

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ARMY MARTINEZ, Ga. - Major Robert E. Klisavage age 76, husband of Barbara Ann Klisavage entered into rest on Thursday March 1, 2007 at Lake Crossing Health Center. Funeral services will be held on Sunday March 4, 2007 at 3:00 p.m. in the Belair Rd. Chapel of Platt's Funeral Home with Pastor Clarence Hill and Pastor Doyle Windham officiating. Interment will be in Sunset Memory Gardens with full military honors. Additional survivors are, one daughter, Sylvia Jenkins and her husband Ronnie of Augusta, one step son, Larry Williams and his wife Melony of Colbert, GA, one step daughter, Donna Knight of Augusta, and one brother, Norman Klisavage of Leavenworth, KS , eight grandchildren and two great grandchildren and two nieces and one nephew. Maj. Klisavage was born April 30, 1930 in New Jersey and grew up in Pittsburg, PA. He resided in the Augusta, GA area since the 1970's. He was preceded in death by his parents Enock and Irene Klisavage who immigrated to this country from Lithuania. He was a proudly decorated military veteran of the U.S. Army, from which he retired. He earned his field commission in Vietnam where he spent two tours of duty. He also served in Germany and Indochina. He was awarded the Bronze Star of Valor five times for his courageous service. The Purple Heart Medal is also one of his many decorations. He was also a member of the Masonic Lodge, Scottish Rite, and also a Shriner. He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Police, a lifetime member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, and the American Legion,and Disable American Veterans. Maj. Klisavage also retired from the Medical College of Georgia Public Safety division as a Major. Platt's Funeral Home, 337 N. Belair Rd., Evans, GA. 706-860-6166 Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle-March 3, 2007


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