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Face Time with Tim Klimowski

Published: Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013 5:30 a.m. CDT

Geneva resident Tim Klimowski, 63, was at a nature walk at Corron Farm in Campton Hills when he answered 10 questions for the Kane County Chronicle’s Brenda Schory.

Where did you grow up? Phillips, Wis.

Pets? Two beagles named Sparky and Lily and two cats named Thunder and Kernal

Who would play you in the movie of your life? Dennis Hopper

First job? At Howell Company right out of high school

As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up? A cowboy. I became a machinist instead.

A movie or book you’d recommend? “Dune” by Frank Herbert

Favorite charity? Homes for Endangered and Lost Pets. I have one dog and one cat from H.E.L.P.

Hobbies? My dogs

Favorite local restaurant? The Little Owl in Geneva

What is an interesting factoid about yourself? When I was in fifth, sixth and seventh grade, I was taught in a one-room schoolhouse with a wood stove in northern Wisconsin. It’s still standing, but it’s a museum now.

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