Duwayne Edward "Dewey" Klein

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Duwayne "Dewey"
Edward Klein

Sept 4, 1947-Dec 17, 2012

Dewey Klein of Arlington, WA passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Monday, December 17, 2012.
He was born on September 4, 1947 in Sheboygan, WI to Rollin and Dorothy (VanderWeele) Klein.
He served in The United States Marine Corp. from 1968-1973 where he worked as an Aviation Mechanic. In 1973 he moved to Everett, WA where he met his wife of 38 years, Alta (Lane). Dewey worked for The Boeing Co. for over 27 years. He took time off in 1981 to pursue his dream of being a long haul truck driver.
After his retirement from Boeing, Dewey spent his time working on cars with his sons, fishing with his buddies, playing with his grandkids, grilling brats for his family, and solving the Times crossword puzzle nightly with his wife.
Dewey is survived by his wife, Alta Klein; their sons, Nick Klein of Camano Island, Daniel and Karla Klein of Arlington, Jesse and Tanya Klein of Arlington; grandchildren, Tyler Wilson, Ryan Wilson, Trevor Klein, Brooklyn Klein and his brother Richard and Doris Klein of Sheboygan, WI.
Dewey was reunited in heaven with his parents, Rollin and Dorothy (VanderWeele) Klein.
Dewey Klein was a kind and generous man. He enjoyed ensuring people were happy and will be missed by all who met him.
Services for all friends and family will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 5, 2013 at Weller's Funeral Home 327 MacLeod Ave, Arlington WA. A Remembrance of Dewey's life will follow at The American Legion 115 N Olympic Ave, Arlington WA.



Published in The Herald (Everett) from Jan. 2 to Jan. 3, 2013
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