Archive for Wednesday, November 7, 2007

Obituary: Lorene E. Klein


November 7, 2007

— Lorene E. Klein



Lorene E. Klein, 86, Merriam, died Monday, Nov. 5, 2007, at the Kansas City Hospice House. Services will be at 10 a.m., Friday at the Amos Family Chapel of Shawnee. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the chapel. Graveside services will be at 2:00 p.m. Friday at the Highland Cemetery, Ottawa, Kan. The family suggests contributions to Johnson County Mental Health.

She was born June 22, 1921, in Cortland Neb. She was a school teacher and a member of the Old Mission United Methodist Church since 1948. She also was a member of the United Methodist Women. She attended Kansas Wesleylan University and Ottawa University. She was active in both church and university choirs and also played violin in the orchestra. She had a great love and appreciation of music.

She was preceded in death by her sister, Evelyn Miller-Lund and her twin brother, Lorin Laeger. Survivors include her husband, Harold "Bud" Klein, of the home; a daughter, Patricia A. Klein of Shawnee; a son, Steven M. Klein of Basehor; a sister, Laverna Cavender of Springfield, Mo.; one grandchild and two great-grandchildren.

Online condolences may be expressed at

(arr. The Amos Family Chapel of Shawnee, 913-631-5566)

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