Kenneth V. Klein

Kenneth Victor Klein, a native of St. Louis, Missouri passed away on December 6, 2020. 

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He was 84 years old, born on August 22, 1936 to Victor George and Annita Suzanne (Schennigmann) Klein. The family moved from St. Louis to Defiance, MO when he was 13 years old.

Victor and Annita Klein, Kenneth’s parents, preceded him in death along with his sister, Marlene Uhlmann and Nephew, Karl Uhlmann and infant granddaughter, Danielle Andrea Klein.

Kenneth is survived by his loving wife, Joyce; sons, Kenny and his wife Kathryn Kramer Klein, and Steve and his wife Sandra Klein; grandchildren: Miranda, Tucker and Gunnar Klein, all of Georgetown. 

For 30 years, Kenneth was employed as an Engineer for IBM in their manufacturing department and retired in 1992.  Kenneth graduated from Francis Howell High School, Defiance, MO in 1954. He attended Washington University in St. Louis until he joined the United States Air Force.  He was stationed at SAC at Whiteman Airforce Base in Sedalia, MO where he served his country from 1956-1960. He served as Crew Chief keeping bombers ready during the cold war.

Kenneth married Glenda “Joyce” Glahn on February 22, 1964 in Hannibal, Missouri. His interests included all things involving airplanes, carpentry, traveling and camping. In his early retirement he enjoyed traveling and camping with his wife. Kenneth was a pilot and enjoyed flying his private airplane. He was also a member of the Georgetown Aero Modelers Association.  This hobby brought a great deal of delight and fun as he instructed others learning to fly.  He was also a faithful member of the First Baptist Church of Georgetown and a volunteer with Habitat for Humanity, also here in Georgetown, TX.  

Services will be held at Ramsey Funeral Home on December 17th at 11:00 AM with inurnment service following at Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Killeen at 2:00 PM.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations are greatly appreciated and may be made in Kenneth’s name to Habitat for Humanity, First Baptist Church of Georgetown or a charity of your choice.

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