The Department of Iowa regrets to inform you of the death of Past Department Commander Dave Klingensmith.

From Rohde Funeral Home’s website:
KINGSLEY, IOWA: David “Bud” J. Klingensmith, 91, of Kingsley, passed away Tuesday, December 18, 2018, at his residence. A visitation will be held Saturday, December 29, 2018, 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. with the family present during this time, and a prayer service at 3:30 p.m., followed by military rites conducted by the American Legion Nash Post 140 of Kingsley, IA  all at the Rohde Funeral Home in Kingsley. For further information, visit Rohde Funeral Home.

Commander Klingensmith’s held the following offices while a member of The American Legion, Department of Iowa:

Department Commander 2002-2003
Department Vice Commander 2001-2002
Department Vice Commander 2000-2001
District Commander 1994-1995

Commander Klingensmith will be missed by his many friends here in Iowa and around the country.