Ronald Herman Klenke

8 December, 193418 November, 2017

Ronald Herman Klenke, 82, of Houston, passed away November 18, 2017.

He was born in Seguin, TX on December 8, 1934, the son of Melvin and Edna (Shriever) Klenke. Ron graduated from Seguin High School (where he was Mr. Seguin!) and attended the University of Texas after serving in the United States Army. He was married to Winona (Boatman) Klenke and settled in Alief working in the insurance industry for Highlands Insurance.

Ron (“Big Daddy”) and Winona raised 3 wonderful children: Phyllis Watkins, Kevin Watkins and Melinda Klenke. After retirement, they settled in Conroe.

Ron was preceded in death by his parents Melvin and Edna, wife Winona, and daughter Phyllis. He is survived by Kevin and Traci Watkins, Melinda and Tom Webb, and many grandchildren: Jennifer Gelsthorpe, Tyler Gelsthorpe, Josh Webb, Matt Webb, Alex Gannon, Garrett Watkins, Grace Watkins, and Jack Watkins.

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the MD Anderson Cancer Center.


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23 November 2017

May the God of all comfort strengthen the family during this time of deep sorrow. Those who pass on, God keeps in his memory because they are precious in his eyes. My sincerest condolences. (Psalms 116:15)

22 November 2017

I remember many happy vacation trips while growing up with our cousin, Ronnie and our other Seguin relatives. We loved this time which included our beloved aunt Gertie Tuley. Colleen (Klenke) Watson

Maxine & Ben DeVries

22 November 2017

So loved Ron and Winona. We lived close to them and had great dinners at their home. Ron always told Winona, "That was a great meal Hon." He always appreciated her. He and Ben have been friends for many years and worked together. We will miss him.


22 November 2017

My sincerest condolences to the family for your loss. I pray that you have the peace of God that surpasses all understanding (Phillipians 4:6,7).