Donald L. Kleinknecht
August 23, 1938 – June 17, 2020
Donald Lee Kleinknecht, 81, of Livonia, MI, passed away on June 17, 2020. Born in 1938, to E. Harold and Hazel Kleinknecht, Donald was one of three children. In 1962, he enlisted in the United States Navy Reserves and maintained profound pride for his country. He later married the love of his life, Barbara Lou Kleinknecht (nee Barron) and together they had 2 beautiful children. Donald was survived by his wife of 62 years; Barbara, his children; Mark Lee Kleinknecht and Kelly Ann Taddia and grandchildren; Matthew, Ashley and Paige Kleinknecht and Olivia and Camryn Taddia and his brother; Gilbert ( Patricia) Kleinknecht. He was preceded in death by his parents; E. Harold and Hazel and brother; Douglas ( Astrid ) Kleinknecht.
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