Obituary – Beverly J. Klein
Beverly J. Klein, 74 years of age, of Grand Lake, Colorado, formerly of Adams, Neb., passed away at her home in Sterling, Neb., on Saturday morning, April 10, 2010.
She was born on September 19, 1935, in Adams to Russell and Ardyth (Garrison) Klein. She was a 1953 graduate of Adams High School, attended two years of college, and lived in the Grand Lake and Adams areas her entire life.
Beverly and Orville L. Klein were married on April 19, 1956, in Adams. Beverly was the bookkeeper at the Adams Produce that she and her husband Orville owned and operated for several years. She was a former member of the American Lutheran Church in Adams, and enjoyed her dog Molly, swimming, the mountains, and was an avid reader.
Survivors include her husband Orville; four daughters, Jody Johnson and husband Dave of Adams, Kathy Saathoff and husband Darrell of Sterling, Suzan Manthey and husband Jim of Lincoln, and Lisa Steinkuhler and husband Ray of Sterling; four grandchildren, Chris Saathoff, Lauren Marschman, Kyle Steinkuhler and Haley Steinkuhler; one brother Russell Klein and wife Gwen of Adams; brother in law Terry Klein of Lincoln; and by her beloved dog Molly. She was preceded in death by her parents Russell and Ardyth (Garrison) Klein; and sister in law Pat Klein.
Memorial graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, April 15, 2010, at the Highland Cemetery in Adams with Reverend Doyle Karst officiating. There will be no viewing, but a register book will be available for signatures at the Griffiths-Hovendick Chapel in Adams Wednesday from 1-9 p.m with the family greeting friends from 6-8 p.m. A memorial has been established to the Beatrice Humane Society and the Juniper Library in Grand Lake with the Griffiths-Hovendick Chapel, 708 N. 6th Street, Beatrice, NE 68310 in charge. Send online messages of sympathy at http://www.griffithshovendick.com. These services have been entrusted to the Griffiths-Hovendick Chapel in Adams.
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