John Hollis Klimek, 92, resident of Henryetta, passed this life on Monday, October 11th, 2021 in Muskogee, Oklahoma. He was born May 25th, 1929 in Henryetta to John and LaVanna Klimek.
John was a retired glass worker, working at PPG, Liberty Glass and Anchor Glass. He was a member of the Church of the First Born.
John proudly served in the U.S. Army Paratroopers. He enjoyed golf, fishing and games of any kind, which he rarely ever lost. He was preceded in death by his parents, John and LaVanna Klimek; son, John Hollis Klimek, Jr.; sisters, Helen, Francis and Christine; brothers, Tony, Harold, Loyd, Lawrence and Junior; and lifelong friends, Harold Prewitt and Romey Sheward and John Thompson.
John is survived by his wife, Mary Wanda Klimek of the Henryetta; daughter, Hollie Harris and husband Robert of Norman, Sheila Klimek Tarwater of Henryetta; grandchildren,
Amber Stricklin and husband David of Oklahoma City, Tiffany Ogg and husband Derek of Oklahoma City, John Harris and wife Leslie of Jenks, Kendall Tarwater of Eufaula and Derrick Tarwater and Stephanie of Eufaula; great grandchildren, Emily
and Riley Tarwater, Graham and Harper Stricklin, Layla Tarwater, Braylyn Harris and Cash Romine; special niece, Sheila Dawn; as well as a host of nieces and nephews.
Viewing and visitation will be on Sunday, October 17th, 2021 from 2:00 P.M. till 8 P.M. at Integrity Funeral Service in Henryetta.
Funeral services will be Monday, October 18th 2021 at 2:00 P.M. at Integrity Chapel with Brother Reginal Palmer officiating. Interment will follow at Westlawn Cemetery under the direction of Integrity Funeral Service. Pallbearers will be John Harris, Derrick Tarwater, Derek Ogg and David Stricklin.
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