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Elaine Klinger

October 18, 1944 ~ May 25, 2022 (age 77)

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Obituary Of Elaine Klinger


Elaine Klinger of Dagsboro, DE passed away on Wednesday, May 25, 2022, at her home with her family by her side.  She was 77 years old.


She was born in Hopewell, VA to the late Orlie W. Ball and Ruby Osborne Ball who survives her.  In addition to her father, she preceded in death by her granddaughter Kathryn West in 2019.  

Elaine retired from Intervet where she worked as a Lab Tech for approximately 13 years.  She loved the outdoors and enjoyed crabbing, fishing, gardening, reading, knitting, needlepoint and was a great cook.  She was a loving, kind and caring woman who was exceptionally generous with her time and talents.  Elaine will be remembered as a wonderful wife, daughter, mother, grandmother and friend who will be dearly missed.  

In addition to her mother Ruby, she is survived by three children Elaine Herring (Steve) of Ephrata, PA, George E. Klinger (Aimee) of Bridgeville, DE and Michele Mulford (Lars) of Seaford, DE.  Elaine also leaves behind three grandchildren Steve Herring, Amy Herring, and Rachel Mulford.  

Private services were held.  

In lieu of flowers the family suggests donation to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22478 Oklahoma City, OK  73123.  

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