Leo Lavern Klein, age 80, passed away Sunday, December 27, 2020. He was born in Grand Rapids, MI to the late Laverne and Edna (Karsikas) Klein. Leo is also preceded in death by his sister-in law, Maryanne Klein. Leo received the highest ranking one could for his rifleman's skills in the Army National Guard and was excepted to go to the Olympics for rifle shooting. He enjoyed working and spending time in his garden, fishing, hunting, playing with his dogs, going to the apple orchards and spending time with his family. Leo will be missed by his children, Christine (Dennis) Walker, Angie (Bruce) Mesman, Cherie VanKampen, Lisa Klein, Vicki Klein; 8 grandchildren; 6 great grandchildren; siblings, Donna (Larry) Sebastian, Joan (Curt) Kale, Steve (Nancy) Klein, Rodney Klein, Gale (Kris) Klein, David Klein and several nieces and nephews. A private family service will be held. Burial will take place in the St. Marys Catholic Cemetery in Marne. Condolences for the family may be left on his Tribute Wall at www.throopfh.com.
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