KLERKX WALTER M. Age 90, of Novi; passed away peacefully on August 10, 2010. Mr. Klerkx retired from the Triangle Broach Company in Detroit, and proudly served in the US Navy during WWII. His hobbies were a well groomed lawn (coined the phase: "Like a golf course"). He also enjoyed playing cards. Beloved husband of the late Sylvia; long time friend of Virginia Goja; dear father of Martin "Marty" Klerkx; father-in-law of Cheryl McCubbin; former father-in-law of Mary Ellen Sands-King; proud grandfather of Gregory (Marina) William Klerkx, David Walter (Maureen) Klerkx, Matthew (Michelle) Smith; great-grandfather of Soren, Simon, Jack, Reese; brother of the late John Klerkx and the late Cornelia White; along with many loving nieces, nephews and relatives. A Memorial Service will be held privately at a later date and no services will be held at the funeral home; Inurnment at Oakland Hills Memorial Gardens, Novi; Memorial donations to the Michigan Humane Society, 30300 Telegraph Road, Suite 220, Bingham Farms, MI 48025; Arrangements entrusted to Elton Black & Son Funeral Home, White Lake. (248) 363-7135.
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