• warning: Parameter 2 to ed_classified_link_alter() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/soloneconomist/www/www/includes/common.inc on line 2968.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ed_classified_link_alter() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/soloneconomist/www/www/includes/common.inc on line 2968.

Richard Klein

Richard Leroy Klein, 70, of Iowa City, passed away Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015, at Mercy Hospital in the Hospice Care Unit. 
A funeral service was held on Thursday, March 5, at Lensing Funeral and Cremation Service in Iowa City. Visitation was before the service at the funeral home. 
Richard was born in Hills, on April 20, 1944, the son of Wilfred and Irene (Kral) Klein. He was united in marriage to Linda Klein and they had five children together. They later divorced, and Richard was united in marriage to Beverly Klein, who preceded him in death on March 26, 2009. Richard loved all sports, especially attending all of his grandchildren’s sporting events. 
Richard is survived by his five children: Tim (Anne) Klein, Jeff (Shelly) Klein, Kris (Doug) Tauchen, all of Iowa City; Rich (Kimberly) Klein of Coralville, and Stacy (Mike) Miller of North Liberty; one sister, Betty Hanson of Iowa City; ex-wife, Linda Klein of Iowa City; special friend, Kay Ekwall of Iowa City; and 10 grandchildren: Robert, Angela, Kailey, Jacob, Drew, Ali, Andrew, Tatum, Adam and Austin. 
Richard was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Beverly Klein; brother and sister-in-laws, Jim (Betty) Klein, Hank Klein and Bill Hanson, and great-nephew, Austin Maier.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to American Cancer Society or Mercy Hospital Foundation - Mercy Hospice Care Unit.
To send flowers or a remembrance gift to the family of Richard L. Klein please visit lensingfuneral.com.