Richard Joseph Klein (1931 - 1993)
Kathleen Helen Molling (1939 -

Richard Joseph2 Klein (Joseph Ferdinand3, Nicholas2, Jean Nicolas1) was born 13 August 1931 at Port Washington, Ozaukee County, Wisconsin, the son of Joseph Ferdinand and Lorraine Marcella (Hubing) Klein. His birth is recorded in Ozaukee County birth records, v 20, no 165. He was baptized 16 August 1931 at St. Mary’s Roman Catholic church at 117 East Van Buren Street, Port Washington. His sponsors were Harry Klein and Margaret Hubing. See the baptism records of the church.

He died 20 September 1993, age 62, of colon cancer at Mequon Care Center, Mequon, Ozaukee County, Wisconsin. The funeral was held _____________ at ____________ church, ____________, and he is buried in St. Mary’s cemetery at Port Washington, Ozaukee County, Wisconsin. His death is recorded in Ozaukee County death records, v ___, no. _____.

He married Kathleen Helen Molling 11 January 1958 at St. Mary’s Roman Catholic church at _______________ Street, Port Washington, Ozaukee County, Wisconsin. Reverend Monsignor Peter J. Hildebrand presided. Witnesses were Thomas John Klein, his brother and Carol Elizabeth Molling Conrad and her sister. The marriage is recorded in the marriage register of the church. Their marriage is not recorded in Ozaukee County marriage records.

She was born 14 December 1939 at Sheboygan, Sheboygan County, Wisconsin, the daughter of Edwin Joseph and Lorraine Helen (Verhaalen) Molling. Her birth is recorded in Sheboygan County birth records, v __, p ___. She was baptized __ __________ 19__ at Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic church at Saukville, Ozaukee County. Her sponsors were Raymond Verhaalen and Helen Molling. See the baptism records of the church.

Richard enlisted in the United States Navy 15 November 1951 at Port Washington and received his boot camp training at Great Lakes Naval Training Station near Waukegan, Lake County, Illinois. After boot camp, he was assigned to the U.S.S. Pilot, a mothballed minesweeper, at San Diego, San Diego County, California, as a fireman. The ship was recommissioned at San Diego and after six months of work and a shakedown cruise was transferred to Charleston Minecraft Base, Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina. While aboard the U.S.S. Pilot, the ship made two cruises to the Mediterranean and visited Quebec and Nova Scotia, the Virgin Islands and Jamaica. After the ship was decommissioned in 1954, he was transferred to a floating drydock at Green Cove Springs, Clay County, Florida until he was discharged 15 November 1955 as a fireman.

He attended the National Institute of Meat Cutting at Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio during 1958. Upon graduation, he joined Sentry Foods at Grafton, Ozaukee County, Wisconsin as a butcher.

Kathleen Klein resides in Port Washington, Ozaukee County, Wisconsin.

The Kleins have three children.

Kay Marie Klein = Gerald Jeffrey Turenne
Daniel Richard Klein
Lorrie Ann Klein

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