|6/18/2021 11:35:00 AM|
Helen L. Klein, age 82, of Rush City and formerly of North Branch and Lindstrom passed away June 7, 2021 when the Angels called home another of God’s children.
Helen was born on June 16, 1938 to John and Adeline (Carlberg) Wood in Litchfield, MN. After graduating from Litchfield High School, she proceeded to join the U.S. Air Force Strategic Air Command. After leaving the Air Force, she started her career in computers at IBM. She married Joseph Klein Jr. on August 17, 1968 and moved to Lindstrom, MN.
In the early 70’s, she decided to open a daycare and devote her life to children until her retirement. She enjoyed puzzles and all types of games, especially when she won! She enjoyed collecting memorabilia of bears and cats. One of her greatest loves was her family and friends.
Helen is survived by her children, Stanley Klein of Stacy, Lori (Brian) Hannah of Crystal, Chris (Amy) Klein of Harris and Philip Klein of Rush City; her 14 grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents, John and Adeline, husband, Joseph; brother Manly Wood and sister Elizabeth Wood.
A memorial service will take place at 2 p.m. Friday, June 18, 2021 at Grandstrand Funeral Home in Lindstrom. Share your stories of remembrance from 1 p.m. until time of service on Friday at the funeral home. A luncheon to follow the service at Access Church in North Branch.
A private family interment will take place at Ft. Snelling National Cemetery in Minneapolis.
Arrangements are under the direction and care of Grandstrand Funeral Home and Cremation Service in North Branch. www.grandstrand fh.com