Richard James Klenk, 67, passed away on July 2, 2022. He was born on September 19, 1954 in Ogden, Utah. He grew up in Sugarhouse, Utah with his parents and sister.
Richard joined the Army at a young age where he became an Army Ranger. He spent some time in Germany with his unit and enjoyed his time in the military. Richard had numerous jobs over his lifetime. If you name it, he has probably done it. Some of them being a chef, a Long-Haul truck driver, and a barber just to name a few.
He met his wife, Kristina (Noon) Klenk in 2012 and they were married on March 5, 2014 in Fort Hall, Idaho. They were together for 10 years and spent it caring for each other and making every day count.
Richard enjoyed being outdoors most of all. Being out in nature was his happy place. He enjoyed collecting thing, shooting his guns, fishing, and camping.
He had a big heart and a recognizable voice. He had a great sense of humor and loved to laugh. Richard loved his family and would talk about them to anyone who would listen.
Richard is survived by his wife, Kristina; his sister, Susan Kennard; his six children Brandon, Tammy, Andrea, Marlisa, Douglas, and Kista; 16 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, Leslie Ralph Klenk and Donna Maxine Klenk.
Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. July 11, 2022 at Lindquist’s Bountiful Mortuary 727 N. 400 E. Bountiful, Utah, where friends may visit with the family from 9:30-10:30 a.m. prior to the service. Interment will follow at Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park, 3401 S. Highland Drive in Millcreek, Utah