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KLEE, William F.

William F. Klee, 90, of Ellington, beloved husband of the late Gloria (Baxter) Klee, passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, September 19, 2013. He was born August 27, 1923 in Ellington, the son of the late Frederick and Mabel (Weber) Klee and has been a lifelong resident of Ellington. He was a dairy farmer before he became a cattle dealer. His passions included cutting wood, driving around in his John Deere tractor as well as his big red dump truck, gardening, and spending time with his cats and his chickens. His greatest passion was spending time with the love of his life, Gloria "Rose", his wife of 57 years, before she passed away in 2006. He is survived by his children Fred Klee of Tampa, FL, Marjorie Janik of Windsor, and Alice Geci of Tolland. He is also survived by his sisters Alice Kalas, Dorothy Morganson, Barbara Hoffman, as well as his grandchildren and their spouses David and Cindy Boor, William and Paige Klee, Melissa and Mark Mascola, Sarah Klee, and Kimberly and Jeffrey Zanks and his twelve great grandchildren. Along with his family, Bill leaves many great friends. Everyone who knew Bill respected and loved him even though he did drive slow. He was predeceased by his sisters Pearl Pitney and Doris Morganson.
Relatives and friends may join the family on Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013 from 3-6 PM at the Small & Pietras Funeral Home, 65 Elm St., Rockville, CT 06066. A Funeral Service will take place at the Small & Pietras Funeral Home, 65 Elm St., Rockville on Monday, Sept. 23, 2013 at 10 AM. Burial will follow in Grove Hill Cemetery, Vernon. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Visiting Nurses Association, 8 Keynote Drive, Vernon, CT 06066. For online condolences, please visit www.pietrasfuneralhome.com.

Published in The Hartford Courant on Sept. 21, 2013
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