James Lee Klinkhammer died Feb. 14, 2015, at his Enumclaw home.
He was born Feb. 14, 1944, in Cumberland, Wis., to Leo and Bette Klinkhammer. He attended Enumclaw High School then served two years in the U.S. Army, including time in Vietnam. He worked for Northern Transport and Bremmeyer Logging until his retirement in 2007.
He is survived by his mother; children Steven and Christine; sisters Gayle Jones and Kathleen Raybon; brother Dennis; and three grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his father.
Burial will at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 27, at Tahoma National Cemetery in Kent.