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Janet R. "Jan" Klein (1948 - 2011)

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Janet R. "Jan" Klein, 63


July 11, 1948-October 21, 2011

Funeral services will be at 11:00 A.M. on Tuesday, October 25, 2011 at St. Luke's Catholic Church in Clearwater, MN for Janet Rita Klein, age 63, of Clearwater, MN who died on Friday, October 21, 2011 at her home near Clearwater. The Reverend Steven Hoffman will be the celebrant. Interment will be at St. Luke's Parish Cemetery in Clearwater.

Visitation will be on Monday, October 24, 2011 from 4:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. at the Daniel Funeral Home in Clearwater and on Tuesday one hour prior to the funeral at St. Luke's Catholic Church. St. Luke's Parish Prayers will be at 7:00 P.M. on Monday at the Funeral Home.

Jan was born on July 11, 1948 at St. Cloud, MN the daughter of Hubert and Delores (Decker) Schreifels. She grew up in St. Cloud and graduated from Cathedral High School in 1966. Jan was united in marriage to Donald P. Klein on August 1, 1970 at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Waite Park, MN. Four children were born to this union. They lived in Waite Park for a short time before moving to the Clearwater area in 1973, which has been their home since.

She was employed at the Wright County Extension office for the past several years. Jan was active in Wright County 4-H, the Red Hat Society and she had been involved in the past with the Lioness. She was a member of St. Luke's Catholic Church where she taught CCD. Jan enjoyed gardening, taking photos of old barns and cruising in their old cars. She was also an active supporter of MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving).

Jan is survived by her husband, Don of Clearwater, two daughters, Dawn (John) Kornovich of Thompsons Station, TN, and Debra Klein of Becker, MN, and one son, Dale Klein of Big Lake, MN, her mother, Delores Schriefels of Waite Park, three sisters, Joni (Harry) Voit of Champlin, MN, Jane Rondeau of Paynesville, MN, and Jackie (Mark) Heinen of St. Cloud, one brother, Jeffrey (Linda) Schreifels of St. Cloud, MN, one sister-in-law, Virgie Schreifels of Cedar Rapids, IA, two step-grandchildren, Zachary Kornovich of Big Lake, MN and Brittany (David) Windgard of Eden Prairie, MN, nieces and nephews, other relatives and many friends.

She was preceded in death by her father, one son, Dustin on November 11, 1995, and three brothers, Joseph, John and James.


Published in the St. Cloud Times on Oct. 23, 2011
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