Karen J. Klein, age 82 of Marine, died Thursday, February 27, 2020, at Liberty Village of Maryville in Maryville.
She was born on Saturday, April 17, 1937, in Correctionville, IA, the daughter of Donald and Mildred (nee Custer) Anderson.
On Saturday, October 19, 1957, she married Stanley A. Klein at Belleville, who survives.
She was born in Correctionville, Iowa.. She went to different schools in Iowa, Arkansas, Missouri and Washington State and graduated from O’Fallon High School, O’Fallon. She lived in Marine, since 1962. She enjoyed horses, watching horse races, their grandchildren and great grandchildren. She and her husband attended every sporting event their sons and grandchildren participated in.
Survivors include: husband – Stanley A. Klein, Marine; sons – Donald S. (Patti) Klein, Troy, Darren L. (Leah) Klein, Highland, Barry J. (Brida) Klein, Troy,; Grandchildren – Brandon D. Klein, Jessica L. (Dwayne) Hunt, Bret A. (Julie) Klein, Erik S. Klein, Ethan C. (Ashlee) Klein, Wesley C. Klein, Evan A. Klein, Caleb J. Klein, Todd Smith, Brian Smith; Great Grandchildren – Reilly Klein, Mackenzie Klein, Ava Klein, Avery Hunt; Grayson Hunt.
She was preceded in death by: Father – Donald R. Anderson Died 1988; Mother – Mildred W. Anderson nee Custer Died 2003; Nephew – James Klein.
Visitation was held from on Monday, March 02, 2020, at Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland and on Tuesday, March 03, 2020, at Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland.
Funeral Service were held on Tuesday, March 03, 2020, at Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland.
Interment will be at Valley View Cemetery in Edwardsville, IL.
Memorial contributions may be made to Donor’s Choice.
Arrangements are being handled by Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland.