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Douglas Klybert

September 21, 1933 January 1, 2020
Douglas Klybert
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Final 'Wheels Up' Wednesday, January 1, 2020.

Douglas Arthur Klybert, 86, died peacefully January 1, 2020 in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, with family at his side. Born in Fredericksburg, Virginia, he grew up in Sanborn, New York, and was a 1956 graduate of the Purdue University School of Pharmacy. Douglas owned several pharmacies in Chicago-land area, including Douglas Drugs in Oak Park. A lifelong pilot, Doug captained corporate jets internationally and flew commercially for American Eagle airlines out of O'Hare Airport before retiring wistfully at 60. He earned a 1981 Pilot Safety Merit Award for 1,000,000+ miles flown in command without incident. He enjoyed world traveling and antiquing with wife Martha prior to moving to Coeur d'Alene, Idaho to live near his daughter Diana. Douglas is preceded in death by his mother and father, Olive (Mielke) and Maurice Klybert. He is survived by his sister Arlene Wade, (ex-)wife, Martha (Vacha) Klybert, daughters Lynette Hutto and Diana Klybert, grandson Kevin Plaiske, great-grandsons Jacob and Diego Plaiske, niece Paula (Wade) Scott and nephews Keith and Steven Wade. Memorial services will be held Saturday, January 18, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. at Yates Funeral Home, 744 N. 4th St. Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. Douglas will be laid to rest alongside his parents at Mount View Cemetery in Pekin, New York.

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2:00 PM 1/18/2020 2:00:00 PM
Yates Funeral Homes & Cremation - Coeur d'Alene Chapel

744 N 4th Street
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814

Yates Funeral Homes & Cremation - Coeur d'Alene Chapel
744 N 4th Street Coeur d'Alene 83814 ID
United States

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