In Memory

Pamela Kangas (Klemmer)

Pamela Sue Kangas Klemmer passed away on September 9th, 2009 after a courageous battle with cancer.  Born on February 17th, 1947, daughter to Eugene and Geneva Kangas, Pam grew up in DeKalb, Illinois, and then moved with her family to Phoenix, Arizona in 1960.  Pam attended both Northern Arizona Universityand Arizona State University.  After falling in love with John Klemmer and marrying in 1968, she helped put him through college and then started their family.  She was a loving wife, enviable mother, and fiercely loyal friend.  She is survived by her husband, John, her parents, Gene and Geneva, her daughter, Susan, her son and daughter-in-law Andrew and Shannon, and her grandchildren, Sarah and Will.  Memorial services will be held on Tuesday, September 15 at 4:00 p.m. at All Saints' Episcopal Church, 6300 North Central Avenue, Phoenix, AZ. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.  Please to place online condolences.

Published in The Arizona Republic Sept. 13, 2009