David F. Klein
Birth Date: October 22, 1940
Death Date: August 4, 2017
David F. Klein, 76, of Decatur, passed away Friday, August 4, 2017 at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield with his family by his side.
David was born October 22, 1940 in Pana, Illinois, the son of Celeste and Ethelyn (Galvin) Klein. He proudly served his country in U.S. Navy. David was a retired contractor. He enjoyed telling jokes, being with his grandchildren, and going to the riverboat.
David leaves behind his children Tony Klein, Jami Patient, and Marc (Susan) Klein, his lifelong companion Carol Acree, brother Mike Klein, sister Lynn Connor, nine grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren.
David was preceded in death by his parents, five brothers, two daughters Tami and Stacy Klein, granddaughter Shelby, and his beloved dog Daisy.
Services to celebrate David’s life will be 11:00 AM Thursday, August 10, 2017 in Graceland/Fairlawn Funeral Home. Visitation will be for one hour prior to the services. Burial with military honors will be in Mt. Gilead Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the wishes of the family in care of Jami Patient.
The family of David F. Klein is being served by the Graceland/Fairlawn Funeral Home, 2091 N. Oakland Ave. Decatur, IL. Please view the online obituary, send condolences, and share memories at www.gracelandfairlawn.com.
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