Jean Klein


Rock Rapids, Iowa

July 27, 2020

Jean M. Klein, 92, of Rock Rapids, Iowa, died Monday, July 27, 2020, at Good Samaritan Society in George, Iowa.

Private family services were Thursday, July 30, at Peace Lutheran Church, Rock Rapids, with interment in Christ Lutheran Cemetery, Alvord, Iowa.

Jean Margaret Pech was born July15, 1928, in LeMars, Iowa, to John and Lillian (Utech) Pech.  She moved to Brandon, South Dakota, as a young girl where she attended school.  She worked in a cookie factory and then at Schriver’s Department Store in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.  

On June 6, 1948, she married Earl. Klein. They moved to the family farm near Alvord.  After retiring, they moved to Rock Rapids.  On Dec. 28, 2017, she moved to Good Samaritan Nursing Home in George.

Survivors include her children, Marvin (Jennell) Klein of Rock Valley, Iowa, David (Gloria) Klein of Sioux City, Iowa, Steven (Betty) Klein of Emmons, Minnesota, and Cynthia (Larry) Marra of George; eight grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; along with many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; son, Randy; sisters, Evelyn Weber and Dorothy Larson, and all her brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law.

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