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home : obituaries : obituaries   February 5, 2016

5/22/2013 11:30:00 AM
Betty Klein
Betty Klein
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Betty Klein

Betty A. Klein, 80, of Peru died at 3:21 p.m. May 20, 2013, in Heritage Healthcare, Peru.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday in Ptak Funeral Home, Peru with 11 a.m. Mass of Christian burial in St Mary’s Church, Peru. The Rev Robert Spilman will officiate. Burial will be at Peru City Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until the time of services Thursday in the funeral home.

She was born Oct. 3, 1932, in Peru to Andrew and Agnes (Kieras) Filipiak. She married Donald E. Klein on Sept. 2, 1950, in St Mary’s Church, Peru.

She worked at Westclox in the 1950s and then with her husband was the owner and operator of Jimmie’s Motor Rebuilding in Peru for more than 25 years.

She was a member of St Mary’s Church and Peru VFW Woman’s Auxiliary 8232.

She is survived by one daughter, Diane (Stephen) Davis of La Salle; one son, Donald A. (Susan) Klein of Peru; three grandchildren, Wendi, Aaron and David; four great-grandchildren, Ethan, Mark, Luca and Charlie; and one brother, Leonard Filipiak of Missouri.

She was preceded in death by her husband on Feb. 11, 2012, and two grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Brad Pagani, David and Aaron Peters, Mike Washkowiak, Kevin Seghi and Mike Jalley.

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