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Carl J. Klein

Carl J. Klein, age 86, 145 Liberty Valley Road, Danville, died at his home at 5:50 a. m. Monday, July 31, 2017, after a two year illness.

Born in Valley Township on December 26, 1930, he was a son of the late William G. and Mary Louise (Mainzer) Klein. He was a 1948 graduate of Danville High School.

Carl was a lifelong farmer and the Klein farm is on its third generation of Klein's. He also was employed by Penna. Power & Light Co., for 35 years, retiring in 1993. At the time of his retirement he was a right of way agent.

A member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Danville, he also belonged to these fire companies: Liberty Township, Continental, Friendship, Washington "Washies", and East End.

Carl also belonged to the Glen Iron West End Social Club, Danville American Legion Post 40, Danville VFW Post, Danville Moose, Union County Sportsman's Club and the Deep Hollow Hunting Club.

Surviving are his wife, the former Neva M. Bogart, with whom he celebrated their 64th wedding anniversary on October 4, 2016; five children: Ronald W. Klein, and his wife Sandy, Danville; Diane, wife of James Bowser, Pittsburgh; Janet, wife of Steve Moser, Danville; Carolyn, wife of James Dragans, Danville; Randall M. Klein, and his wife Joanna, Danville; 12 grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; one great great granddaughter; a brother, William J. Klein, and his wife Elda; two sisters: Marie James and Bernice, wife of Jack Gross, all of Danville; and a number of nieces and nephews.

Private funeral services will be held in the Roat-Kriner Funeral Home, 1715 Bloom Road, Danville, with the Rev. Michael Laicha, former pastor of St. Joseph's Catholic Church officiating. Interment will follow in St. Joseph's Cemetery. There will be no public viewing.

The family requests that flowers not be sent, but that anyone caring to remember Carl, do so with a contribution to either the Geisinger Home Health & Hospice, 410 Glenn Ave., Bloomsburg or the PA Special Olympics For Columbia/Montour Counties, P. O. Box 654, Bloomsburg, PA 17815. 

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A candle was lit in memory of Carl Klein

John and Sharon Hoy Aug 10 2017 12:00 AM

Neva and Family,
Our condolences go out to all of you. Carl always brought a smile to our face and will certainly be missed. We hope that all your precious memories will help to get you through this difficult time. God Bless

John & Sharon Hoy Aug 10 2017 12:00 AM

Please accept our heartfelt condolences at this time. I knew this fine man for most of my life he will surely be missed by all who knew him. RIP my friend.

Ed and Beth SMEDLEY,Bradenton,Fl. Aug 4 2017 12:00 AM

My deepest sympathies to Neva and the entire Klein family on the loss of Carl. I have many happy and funny memories of Carl as he was always a fun-loving character who could make you laugh.

Larry Vargo Aug 3 2017 12:00 AM

Many hugs to you Neva and my sympathies to every member of the Klein family on your loss. Carl had a knack for making everyone laugh including me.

Marcie Lowe Aug 3 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Carl Klein

Marcie and Mike Kitka Aug 3 2017 12:00 AM

Carl certainly will be missed. He would always give the best hugs!

Marcie Kitka Aug 3 2017 12:00 AM

I first met Carl at a PMTA picnic at the old Milton Moose grounds, he was with Ray Bowersox and Sonny Fleming, I liked Carl right away and enjoyed his company on occasion since. A good man and God speed old friend. Someday we'll get to arm wrestle again.

Jim Runyan Aug 2 2017 12:00 AM

To all the Klein's, Carl was one of a kind who every time had us Kline's filled with laughs and smiles. he will be remembered always. I'm sure the party just got more exciting. Sorry could not make it back to Pa. Take care mom and family.

Tom and Arlene Kline Aug 2 2017 12:00 AM

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