Rheina G. Klein, 100
March 23, 1917 — Dec. 17, 2017
Rheina G. Klein (nee Giese), 100, of West Bend, found peace Sunday, Dec.
17, 2017 She was born March 23, 1917, in the town of Rhine in Sheboygan
County to the late Carl and Lillie (nee Feldmann) Giese. She graduated
from Elkhart Lake High School with the class of 1934. On Feb. 14, 1937,
she was united in marriage to Orville Klein in West Bend. He preceded
her in death March 7, 1986. She was a member of Immanuel United Church
of Christ and the West Bend Co. 25-year club, having been employed there
for 35 years. Rheina enjoyed playing sheepshead and traveling, having
been to all the 50 states and several foreign countries.
Those Rheina leaves behind to cherish her memory include her two sons,
David (Kathleen) Klein of Elm Grove and John (Connie) Klein of
Mundelein, Illinois; a son-in-law, Robert (Paula) Hensler; 10
grandchildren, Jan (Russ) Suchon, Peter (Cheryl) Hensler, Michael
(Gwenn) Hensler, Steve (Karen) Hensler, Barbara (Jeff) Van Fleet, Tom
(Barb) Klein, Tim (Jeni) Klein, Susan (John) Hutchinson, Jennifer
Crawshaw and Stephanie (Mark) Konieczka; two step-granddaughters, Tabrea
(Jim) Yunker and Aurele (Frank) Van Reck; 20 great-grandchildren; one
great-great-granddaughter; and other relatives and friends. In addition
to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Orville Klein;
her daughter, Patricia Hensler; two sisters, Gladys Dickman and Lucile
(Edwin) Miller; a brother, Fred Giese; and four sisters-in-law, Delores
Giese, Margaret Nohr, Marian Calenburg and Helen (Edwin) Junk.
A memorial service in remembrance of Rheina will be held at 11:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Dec. 27, at the Myrhum Patten Miller & Kietzer Funeral Home,
1315 W. Washington St., West Bend.
The family will greet relatives and friends at the funeral home
Wednesday from 10 a.m. until the time of service.
Memorials to a charity of your choice in memory of Rheina is appreciated
by the family.
A special thank you to the nurses and staff at Vitas and Silverado of
Brookfield for all their help and care.
The Myrhum Patten Miller & Kietzer Funeral Homes have been entrusted
with Rheina’s arrangements. Additional information and guestbook may be