Jerome H. Klein, 99, Jasper

Jerome H. Klein, 99, of Jasper, died Monday (August 28) at Cathedral Health Care in Jasper. He was born in Jasper August 19, 1918, to John and Mary (Kreilein) Klein. He married Hilda Mehringer June 2, 1942. She died August 17, 2017.

Jerome retired from Jasper Novelty Furniture where he worked for 45 years. He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Jasper and the St. Joseph Holy Name Society.

He is survived by one daughter, Louise Ann Older and husband William, Colbert, Washington; one son, James Klein and wife Sherry, Louisville; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and one sister, Sr. Rosemary Klein, OSF, Mishawaka.

In addition to his parents and wife he was preceded in death by one son, Donald Klein, one grandson, James Klein, Jr., two brothers, Alphonse “Foxey” and Ambrose “Bud” Klein, and two sisters, Sr. Laurine Klein, OSF, and Marie Asbell.

Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Wednesday, September 6, at the Becher-Kluesner Downtown Chapel in Jasper. Online condolences may be shared at A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, September 7, at St. Joseph Church with burial following in Fairview Cemetery.

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