Birth: November 17, 1939, Plymouth County. Parents: Alvin and Anna Klemme. Education: Graduated from Le Mars Community High School, 1958. Spouse: Karen Oloff, 1960. Children: 3 sons: Kevin, Russell, and Kent. Activities: Grain and livestock farmer, 1959-present. Le Mars Community School Board member, 12 years; president, 3 years. Board member: Plymouth County Compensation Board; Plymouth County Draft Board; Plymouth County Farm Bureau Board; St. John's Lutheran Church Board, 17 years. Lay coordinator for 12 congregations, 7 years. Member: Farm Bureau, Pork Producers, and Cattlemen's and Soybean Associations. Term: First.