James Klein

Aug. 23, 1923-July 14, 2017

James L. Klein, 93,

Minot, ND, passed away

Friday, July 14, 2017, at

Trinity Hospital in Minot.

James L. Klein was born

August 23, 1923, the son

of Andrew and Mary

(Wolf) Klein, in Silva, ND.

He was raised and educat-ed in Rugby, and graduat-ed Rugby High School in


Jim married Florence L.

Buchholz August 29,

1946, in Milwaukee,

Wisconsin. Following

their marriage, they made

their home on the family

farm north of Rock Lake,

where they farmed for 37

years. In 1982, they re-

tired and moved to Minot.

While living in Minot,

Jim and Florence were ac-

tive members of the

Moose Lodge and were

members of the Pol-

kateers. They were

members of St. John the

Apostle Catholic Church,

Minot. Together they

volunteered for many

years at Trinity Nursing

Home and also at the Our

Lady of Grace Food Pan-

try, both in Minot.

Florence passed away

May 10, 2011.

He enjoyed an active so-

cial life, which included

dancing and visiting with

his many friends.

His loving family in-

cludes: children, Dr. Da-

vid (Judy) Klein, Minot,

Dean (Nancy) Klein, De-

vils Lake, Jeffrey Klein,

Bismarck, and Karen

(Andy) Rosemark, Roches-

ter, Minn.; nine grandchil-dren; and six great-

grandchildren; brother,

Eugene (Lorraine) Klein,

Minot; and numerous

nieces, nephews and

many dear friends.

James was preceded in

death by his parents;

wife, Florence; brother,

Robert Klein; and sister,

Arlene Klein.

Mass of Christian Buri-

al: Wednesday, July 19,

2017, at 10:00 a.m. at St.

John the Apostle Catholic

Church, Minot.

Interment: Rosehill

Memorial Park, Minot,


Visitation: Tuesday

from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. at

St. John the Apostle

Catholic Church, Minot.

Vigil Prayer Service:

Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. at

St. John the Apostle

Catholic Church, Minot.

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