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Peter Damon Kletzien
  • Kent United Church of Christ, United Youth Fellowship
    1400 E. Main Street
    Kent, OH 44240
  • KSU Wick Poetry Center
    126 S. Linclon Street
    Kent, OH 44242
  • Animal Protective League
    8122 Infirmary Road
    Ravenna, OH 44266

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“Ralph, Judy, and Will, My heart goes out to you. I have wonderful memories of his smile, his laughter and his great soccer moves. I am so sorry...Read More »
1 of 14 | Posted by: Kincaid Early - Fairlawn, OH

“So very sorry to hear of your loss. Heartfelt condolences to the whole family. ”
2 of 14 | Posted by: Anita Heflin - Family Friend

“Mr. and Mrs Kletzien, and Will- Know that I am thinking about the three of you in this incredibly difficult time. Pete's death has affected the...Read More »
3 of 14 | Posted by: Steve Ricciardi - Savannah, GA

“To the Kletzien Family,It was truly an honor to have known Peter. He was a big inspiration to me growing up and his humor and kindheartedness were...Read More »
4 of 14 | Posted by: Bryan Hummel - Kent, OH - Friend

“I'm so incredibly sorry to hear of Peter's passing. I have such fond memeories of him from years gone by. He was as always kind, and never without a...Read More »
5 of 14 | Posted by: Sara Butler-Hawkins - Centerton, AR

“I am deeply sorry for your loss. When I moved into the neighborhood a few years ago, Peter would always greet me with the biggest and welcoming smile...Read More »
6 of 14 | Posted by: Kimberly Senderling - Kent, OH

“I'm so sorry for your loss. Peter was a fellow classmate, and I remember how much he was always making jokes in class. My prayers are with his family...Read More »
7 of 14 | Posted by: Karla Levert - Washington, DC

“So sorry for your loss Pete was a great friend to me and Michael and will be deeply missed. ”
8 of 14 | Posted by: Amy Groff - Ravenna, OH - Friend

“I am so sorry for your loss. Peter always inspired others at RHS and I particularly remember his athleticism. My sincere condolences to your family...Read More »
9 of 14 | Posted by: Mike McClure - Kent, OH - Teacher

“To the Kletzien family,I am so very sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers.Kerri Luckner (Daly) ”
10 of 14 | Posted by: Kerri Luckner - Mentor, OH

“I had not seen Peter in many years, however all of my memories were of such a sweet boy from school and youth group. He was my first homecoming date....Read More »
11 of 14 | Posted by: Meghan Doran (Hansford) - Akron, OH

“I have nothing but amazing memories of Peter. He was a fixture in our house growing up and such a sweet and funny person. I am so sorry for your loss ”
12 of 14 | Posted by: Lindsay Young Mentel - Columbus, OH

“Dear Ralph, Judy and Will,The Bugbee's would like to express our deep sadness for the loss of your son and brother, Peter. I can't even imagine the...Read More »
13 of 14 | Posted by: Holy Bugbee - Narberth, PA

“Dear Judy, Ralph, Will, SuzAnn and Mavevis,We're so very deeply sorry for your loss. Peter was a man of few words but those words were always full of...Read More »
14 of 14 | Posted by: Dale & Debbie Senn - Akron, OH


Peter D. Kletzien, a resident of Kent since 1988, passed away unexpectedly at his home on January 27, 2017.

Born in Indianapolis, IN on December 23, 1978, Peter and his family also lived in Homewood, Il and South Bend, IN prior to settling in Kent.

A 1997 graduate of Theodore Roosevelt H.S. in Kent, he also studied at Kent State Stark and Columbus Community College. Peter held nursing assistant positions in area nursing homes and more recently positions in manufacturing companies.

Peter was an excellent athlete and through Kent Recreation programs, club soccer and High School excelled at baseball and soccer.

He was fond of the out of doors and had a passion and great ability for fishing and loved his several dogs that he had over the years (Isis, Wayne, Sienna and currently Quinn).

Peter is survived by his parents, Ralph and Judy Kletzien of Kent; brother, William (SuzAnn) of Chicago; a niece, Maevis; and many loving aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends who experienced the love and friendly spirit Peter showed to all.

Services for Peter will be held Tuesday, January 31, 2017, 3:30 p.m., at the Kent United Church of Christ, 1400 East Main St., Kent, OH 44240. Friends may greet the family following the service at which time refreshments will be served.

In lieu of flowers the family asks that Memorial Contributions be made to: Kent UCC. United Youth Fellowship, 1400 East Main Street, Kent, OH 44240; and/or the Wick Poetry Center at Kent State University (Attn: David Hassler), 126 So. Lincoln St, Kent, OH 44242; and/or, Portage APL, 8122 Infirmary Rd., Ravenna, OH 44266.

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1400 E. Main Street Kent, OH 44240
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