Master-Corporal Anthony Klumpenhouwer (April 18, 2007)

Master-Corporal, serving with Canadian Special Operations Forces in Afghanistan. Age 25, of Ottawa. He grew up in a farming family of seven brothers and six sisters in Kurtzville, near Listowel, Ontario.

He was on duty conducting routine surveillance when he fell from the communications tower where he was stationed in Kandahar City. An investigation has been launched to determine the circumstances of the non-combat related incident. No other details have been released.

He is survived by parents Theo and Joy (Noseworthy) Klumpenhouwer; girlfriend Julie Farmer; siblings Susanna; Matthew and Amy Klumpenhouwer; Jennifer and Ben Stewart; Violet and Joe Zantinge; Joshua and Rebecca Klumpenhouwer; John, Samuel, Andrew, Esther, Timothy, Krista, and Jewel Klumpenhouwer; grandmother Violet Schnarr; step-grandmother Judy Noseworthy; and many aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Funeral service held at the Listowel Pentecostal Church on April 26, 2007. Interment in Trinity Lutheran Cemetery, Wallace Township.

Fifty-four Canadian soldiers and one diplomat have died since Canada first sent troops to Afghanistan in 2002.

Trinity Lutheran Church Cemetery
Perth County
Ontario, Canada