Esther A. Klein, 81

Esther A. Klein (nee Moser), 81, of West Bend, found peace on Wednesday, May 20, 2015, at St. Joseph’s Hospital, West Bend. She was born on Jan. 21, 1934, on the family farm in the town of Barton to the late William and Evelyn (nee Falk) Moser. She graduated from West Bend High School. She worked for Abstract & Title Co. On Aug. 13, 1955, she was united in marriage to Ralph Klein at St. Francis Cabrini Parsonage, West Bend.

Esther and Ralph enjoyed traveling and went to California by train. She worked for several years at The Gehl Co. She enjoyed bowling, doing needle work and tending to her flowers in her garden.

She is survived by her loving husband of almost 60 years, Ralph; two sisters, Marcella Heller and Lucille Janz; two Brothers, Robert and Raymond Moser; sister in-law, Bernice Garbisch; many nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews; other relatives and friends. She is preceded in death by her parents; son, Joseph Klein; brother, Paul Moser; sister in laws, Audrey Moser, Wylene Moser, and Virgina Moser; brothers-in-law, Floyd Janz and Kenneth Garbisch.

A memorial service in remembrance of Esther will be held on Thursday, May 28, at 4 p.m. at the Myrhum-Patten Funeral Home, 1315 W. Washington St., West Bend. Visitation will be at the funeral home Wednesday from 2 p.m. until the time of service. Inurnment will be on Friday, May 29, at 1 p.m. at Washington County Memorial Park.

Myrhum-Patten Funeral & Cremation Service is assisting the family. Online condolences may be found at