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Tim Kloppenberg: Our latest Hometown Face

Posted on Thursday, January 25, 2018 at 4:36 pm

Occupation: Marine fabricator and mechanic

Family: Wife – Donna; Two sons – James & Josh; Three daughters – Alicia, Heather & Jessica

Birthday: May 21

Birthplace: Washington, Mo

Hometown: Lake St. Louis

Personal Car: ‘97 Ford F-150

My favorite memory: Meeting my wife, Nov. 1987

My personal hero: Nurses – Half the population would be dead without them

I wish I had more time for: Visiting friends, people & places I haven’t been

My best feature: My sense of humor

My worst feature: My attention span

The best advice I ever received was: “You wouldn’t worry about what others think of you if you knew how seldom they did”

My favorite meal: Burgers & fries

My favorite beverage: Coffee

The best person to star in a movie about me is: Tom Hanks

Three people (living or deceased) I would invite to dinner: My grandfather, my father-in-law, and Leonard Ravinhill

The last book I read: I Corinthians

The best movie I ever saw was: Second Hand Lions

My best vacation I ever took was: Maui – My daughters destination wedding 2016

My favorite car is: Volkswagon bus

The song that makes me want to dance: “Push it”

My favorite TV show: Fixer Upper

My favorite sport: Gymnastics

The hardest thing I’ve ever done: My son’s funeral

My motto is: Get busy living or get busy dying

If I could live in another time period it would be: No time like the present. I would love to be able to visit other time periods though.

My pet peeve: Beverage containers left in the car

My proudest moment was: Becoming a father

A dream I have is to: Live a more simple life

If I won the lottery, I would: Probably self destruct like most people do, which is why I don’t play it