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Jeanne Klein Jeanne G. Klein, age 79, passed away Thursday, February 24, 2011. Jeanne was born April 8, 1931 in Springfield, Ohio to Fred and Maybelle Gras and attended the University of Dayton. She married William Klein of Elyria, Ohio on May 31, 1952. They moved to California in 1954, settling in the Belmont Shore area of Long Beach where they raised five sons. She was a 57-year resident of Long Beach. Jeanne was preceded in death by her husband of 47 years, whom she loved deeply, her parents, and brothers Wayne and Donald. Jeanne was a devoted wife and loving mother, dedicated to family, doing whatever she needed to provide. She was a homemaker for most of her life and a wonderful cook. As her children grew, she worked for the Long Beach Press-Telegram and the Garden Grove School District. She leaves a wonderful legacy of love and dedication to her family. Jeanne is survived by her five sons, Bill of Chino Hills, John of Huntington Beach, Mike of Dayton, Nevada, Chris of Rossmoor, Joe of Long Beach; and 11 grandchildren. Funeral services will be Saturday, March 5, at 10 AM at St. Bartholomew's Catholic Church, 5100 East Broadway, Long Beach, CA. In lieu of flowers, donations are requested to the Sisters of Saint Francis of Assisi, 3221 S Lake Dr. St Francis, Wisconsin 53235 (one of mom's favorite animal sanctuary organizations) or your local Humane Society. Please sign the guestbook at www.presstelegram.com/obits.
Published in the Long Beach Press-Telegram on Mar. 1, 2011
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