Lawrence E. Klein

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Lawrence E. Klein

Lawrence E. "Larry" Klein, 71, of Menominee, Ill., passed away at 6:43 a.m. Monday, April 8, 2013, at home.

A Mass of Christian burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 13, at Nativity BVM Church, Menominee. Burial will be in the church cemetery, where military rites will be accorded by members of American Legion Post 787 of East Dubuque. Friends may call from 3 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 12, at Miller Funeral Home, East Dubuque, where there will be a parish rosary/Scripture service at 3 p.m. and members of American Legion Post 787 will meet at 6:30 p.m. Friends also may call from 9 to 9:45 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

He was born on Oct. 24, 1941, in Platteville, Wis., son of Henry and Laura (Langkamp) Klein. He married Jane A. (Ricke) Grant on May 6, 1967, in Menominee.

He was a truck driver, retiring from Cardox. He and his wife, Jane, also operated Larry's Hilltop near East Dubuque for 19 years.

Larry enjoyed woodworking, fishing, Western movies, a good game of cards, especially euchre and Hand and Foot, and visiting and hanging out with friends.

He was a member of the Army Reserves and the Wisconsin National Guard, 32nd division, 5th and 6th Armies, Nativity BVM Parish, American Legion Post 787 of East Dubuque, Knights of Columbus Council 7527 of East Dubuque, Monsignor C. F. Conley Assembly 4th Degree, B.P.O.E. Lodge 882 of Galena and past chief of the Menominee- Dunleith Fire Dept.

Surviving are his wife, Jane A. …