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Waylon Joseph Wayne Kloeckner

December 29, 2023 ~ December 29, 2023

Waylon Kloeckner Obituary

Stillborn baby boy, Waylon Joseph Wayne Kloeckner, was born into the arms of Jesus at 6:45 p.m. Friday, December 29, 2023, at the Memorial Hospital of Carbondale.

Baby Waylon was the son of Ashlyn Jenae Upton and Ryan Joseph Kloeckner, both of Johnston City, Illinois.

Other relatives include grandparents: Jeremy Upton and Rachel Tyler of West Frankfort, Illinois, Michelle Garcia and Christopher South of Johnston City, Illinois; great-grandparents: Paul Parcell of Walsenburg, Colorado, Robert and Charlien George of Johnston City, Illinois, Lori Sandusky of Indiana, Wayne McDade of Champaign, Illinois; aunts and uncles: Amber and Keith Mateycak of Whittington, Illinois, Brittany Gardner of Johnston City, Illinois, Aaliyah Garcia of Mesa, Arizona, Gavin Garcia of Mesa, Arizona, Landon Upton of Whittington, Illinois, Mason Timmons of Ewing, Illinois, Braxton Tyler of West Frankfort, Illinois, Caitlyn Upton and Hayden Upton of Whittington, Illinois, and numerous other aunts and uncles.

Awaiting Waylon’s arrival in Heaven are great-grandparents: Deanna Upton, Arthur and Donna Kloeckner and Randy South.

A Memorial service will be held at 3:00 p.m. Thursday, January 18, 2024, at the Leffler Funeral Home of Benton, with Pastor Ryan Mulvaney officiating. Visitation will be from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Thursday at the Leffler Funeral Home of Benton.

Arrangements are entrusted with the Leffler Funeral Home of Benton.

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January 18, 2024

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Leffler Funeral Home
401 East Main Street
Benton, IL 62812

Memorial Service
January 18, 2024

3:00 PM
Leffler Funeral Home
401 East Main Street
Benton, IL 62812


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