Ronald Edward Klene
72, Indianapolis, passed away on February 27,2014. He was born in Greensburg, IN on September 1, 1941 to Edward F. and Mary Steinkamp Klene.
Ron received his Bachelor's and Master's degrees from Indiana University and studied at the I.U. School of Law. He taught for 45 years, primarily at Lawrence North H.S. Allied with his passion as an educator, Ron served as a member of the Indiana State Board of Education as well as the Indiana State Teachers' Association Board of Directors and was an ISTA Pacesetter. He was honored as a Sagamore of the Wabash and also by the Wabash Alumni Association. He was a long-time member of St. John's Catholic Church and served as a server and Eucharistic minister.
Ron is survived by his wife, Lana Hunsucker Klene; daughter, Carrie Klene; and sons, Ed (Anne) and Matthew Klene. He is also survived by his brother, Michael Klene; and sisters, Judy Forest and Harriet Klene. Visitation will be held on Friday, February 28 at Feeney-Hornak Shadeland Mortuary from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 12:00 Noon, Saturday, March 1 at St. John's Catholic Church, 126 W. Georgia St., Indianapolis, followed by burial at St. Mary's Cemetery, Greensburg, IN. Memorial contributions may be made in Ron's name to St. John's Catholic Church. Memorial tributes may be offered at