Blanche Klein, 76, of Cherokee, died Saturday Nov. 3, 2007, in the Cherokee Villa Nursing Home, Cherokee, following a short illness.
Services were held at 10:30 a.m. on Nov. 6 at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Cherokee. Rev. Armand Bertrand and Rev. Doug Klein officiating. Burial was in the Mount Calvary Cemetery, Cherokee.
Blanche was born on Oct. 26, 1931 in Hospers, to Tony and Isabelle (Jungers) Reidmiller. She attended school in Alton and graduated from Alton High School in 1949. On Sept. 12, 1955 she married Ambrose Klein in Hospers. Blanche was a member of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents, a daughter Peggy Klein (1964), and a brother Virgil Reidmiller.
Survivors include her husband, Ambrose, of Cherokee; two sons, Ronald Klein of Storm Lake, and Philip Klein and his wife, Janeene, of Remsen; two daughters, Jean Smith of Des Moines, Lisa Johnson and her husband, Richard, of Spencer; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; a sister, Delores Wolbers and her husband, George, of Denver, Colo.; a brother, Tom Reidmiller and his wife, Lynn, of Randolph, Neb.; sisters-in-law, Mildred Goebel and her husband, Linus, of Granville, Agnes Vorthems and her husband, Leo, of Westbrook, Minn., Germaine McCoy and her husband, Bob, of Mountain Home; brothers-in-law, Vincent Klein and his wife, Marilyn, of Hospers, Oscar Klein and his wife, Marie, of Alton, Norbert Klein and his wife, Joan, of Sanborn, Arthur Klein of Ames.