Irene E. Klein

Irene E. Klein (nee Bobal), 85, of Germantown, passed away Friday, Aug. 14, 2009.

Irene was born on Oct. 27, 1923, to George and Anna (nee Koehiek) Bobal in Woodbridge, N.J. She married James Oliver Klein and they started a family together.

Irene served her country during WWII in the U.S. Navy. Irene was an active member of Staff Sergeant Henry F. Gumm American Legion Post No. 486 of Jackson, and was a founding member of the Royal Order of the Women of the Moose of Germantown.

Irene will join her loving husband, the late James. She is survived by her children, Frank (Beatrice), Laurie (Nicholas) Jones and Susan. She is further survived by her granddaughter, Mary Kate Klein; sister-in-law, Evelyn Klumb, other relatives and friends. She is preceded in death by her parents and siblings.

A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2009, at the Phillip Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Ron Schneider officiating at 3 p.m. Visitation will be at the funeral home on Wednesday, Aug. 19, from 1 p.m. until time of service. Private interment.

The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family. www.phillipfuneralhome.com.