Hilda C. Klein, 96, Jasper

Hilda KleinHilda C. Klein, 96, of Jasper, died Thursday (August 17) at Cathedral Health Care in Jasper. She was born in Jasper August 31, 1920, to Albert G. and Mayme (Hochgesang) Mehringer. She married Jerome H. Klein June 2, 1942, at St. JosephCatholic Church in Jasper.

Hilda retired from Seibert’s Clothing Store in Jasper where she worked in the alterations department. She was a member of St. Joseph Church, the Daughters of Isabella, and the St. Anne Society.

She is survived by her husband, Jerome H. Klein; one daughter, Louise Ann Older and husband William, Colbert, Washington; one son, James Klein and wife Sherry, Louisville; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by one son, Donald Klein, one grandson, James Klein Jr., two sisters, Marilyn Mehringer, who died in infancy, and Bernie Meyer, and five brothers, Cyril, Dennis, Hilbert, Cletus, and Wilfred Mehringer.

Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Monday at the Becher-Kluesner Downtown Chapel in Jasper. A rosary will be prayed at 1:45 p.m. by the Daughters of Isabella and the St. Anne Society at the funeral home. Online condolences may be shared at www.becherkluesner.com. Funeral services will be held at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Church with burial following in Fairview Cemetery.


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