Robert Wayne Klein, 89, passed away June 10, 2014 in Oklahoma City, OK after a brief illness. Born in Houston, Texas on November 21, 1924 to Lurlene Seale and Ephriam Jack Klein, Bob spent his childhood in Beaumont, Texas. After service in the Army during WW2, Bob attended SMU in Dallas where he completed a Bachelors degree in Accounting. While at SMU he met and married the love of his live, Lois Lambert Nelson in 1949. He continued to serve his country through service as a Special Agent in the IRS and later as a Police Accountant with the Tulsa Police Department. Besides his passion for his family, Bob loved gardening and fishing. Bob is survived by his wife, Lois, of the home, daughters Karen Klein Nowlin of OKC, Alice Klein Tiemann and her husband, Scott Tiemann of Indianapolis, IN, a sister Geraldine Klein Rucquoi of Branford, CT, 5 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren, one niece and 3 nephews. He was preceeded in death by his parents and sister, Jacqueline Klein Cowart. A memorial service celebrating the life of Bob will be at the Crawford Funeral Service Chapel in Edmond on Saturday, June 14 at 3 p.m.
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Crawford Family Funeral & Cremation Service - Edmond
610 NW 178th Street Edmond, OK 73012
Published in The Beaumont Enterprise on June 13, 2014