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Arnold W. Klein

June 23, 1935 — September 17, 2006

IN MEMORY OF
ARNOLD W. KLEIN

BORN
June 23, 1935
Hospers, Iowa
PASSED AWAY
September 17, 2006
Primghar, Iowa

FUNERAL SERVICE
10:30 A.M. Wednesday
September 20, 2006
St. Anthony’s Catholic Church
Primghar, Iowa
Father Tim Hogan ~ Celebrant
VISITATION
Tuesday, September 19, 2006
after 3:00pm at the Gaudian-Eldridge Funeral Home in Paullina with the family present from 6:00 – 8:00pm and a Scripture Vigil Service at 6:00pm at the funeral home

MUSIC
“On Eagle’s Wings”
“God Will Take Care of You”
“Amazing Grace”
“Because He Lives”
Sung by: Jack Grosvenor
Organist: Kay Grosvenor

HONORARY CASKET BEARERS
Gerald Croatt Howard Crouse
Mark Goosen David Olson
CASKET BEARERS
Dennis Dau Merle Van Roekel
Dean Zoet Jim Kruse
Mark Kruse Paul Kruse

FINAL RESTING PLACE
Prairie View Cemetery ~ Paullina, Iowa

Arrangements are under the care of the
Gaudian-Eldridge Funeral Home

After the graveside service, relatives
and friends are invited to join the family in the fellowship hall of the church.

ARNOLD W. KLEIN
Arnold William Klein, the son of Peter and Matilda (Robinet) Klein, was born June 23, 1935 in Hospers, Iowa. He received his education in country schools. On November 12, 1971, he was united in marriage to Margaret Hofstra at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Sheldon, Iowa. After their marriage the couple lived in Hospers and Sheldon for a few years before moving to Paullina in 1984. Arnie was engaged in farming and working as a farmhand near Paullina for Howard Crouse, Mark Goosen and Dave Olson before his retirement. He passed away on Sunday, September 12, 2006 at the Baum-Harmon Mercy Hospital in Primghar, after being stricken at his home, reaching the age of 71 years, 2 months and 24 days.
Arnie was of the Catholic faith. He enjoyed fishing, gardening, sitting on his front porch and playing with the family dog, Chester.
Arnie leaves to cherish his memory, his wife, Margaret of Paullina; a son, Arlyn Klein of Paullina, Iowa; two daughters, Melissa Klein and Trisha and her husband, Ryan Dau all of Paullina, Iowa; two brothers, Gerald Klein and Jerome and his wife, Rita Klein all of Hospers, Iowa; three sisters, Francis Schnurr of Sheldon, Iowa; Esther Gergen of Sanborn, Iowa and Rosella and her husband, Gerald Croatt of Sioux Center, Iowa; also other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, sister-in-law, Margaret Klein; two brothers-in-law, Ray Schnurr and Leo Gergen.
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