William A. Kleinpeter, 77, of 110 Harrison Street, passed away yesterday in a local hospital. Kleinpeter was born in New Iberia, La., on June 22, 1886. He has been a resident of Taft for the past 41 years and operated a variety store in Ford City. He is survived by six sisters, Mrs. Irma Gainey, Mrs. Mary Eggert, Mrs. Lodo Geissel, all of Taft and Mrs. Flora Brousard of Hawthorne, Mrs. Noemie Lea, Brookhaven, Miss., Mrs. Carrie Rymer of Torrance; two brothers, Thomas and Hule both of New Iberia. The Rosary will be recited tomorrow evening at 8 o’clock in the chapel of the Erickson and Brown Funeral Home. Requiem Mass will be said Wednesday morning at 11 o’clock by Mr. Fr. Harry Effert of Tehachapi, a nephew. Interment will be in the West Side District Cemetery.