Glenn J. Klein, 68, of Stonington, IL died at 11:12 am, Saturday, August 9, 2014 at Taylorville Memorial Hospital.

He was born July 24, 1946 in Dennison, Iowa, the son of Joseph Lewis and Mary Ann Schmitz Klein. On April 11, 1970 he married Sandra Elaine VanGeison at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Springfield. Glenn was a retired management consultant. He served with the United States Marine Corps during the Viet Nam War, and was a member of the Herbert A. Littleton Marine Corps league in Mena, AR. He was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Stonington, Knights of Columbus in Mena, AR, and Fourth Degree Knights of Springfield. He was also a member of the American Legion Post in Stonington, and a 20 year member of the Optimist Club in Wentzville, MO and Mena, AR.

Surviving are his wife: Sandy Klein of Stonington, Son: Christian Van Klein and wife Stacey of Lantana, TX and Daughter: Jennifer Ann Klein of Taylorville. There are 3 Grandchildren: Catherine Renee Klein, Elizabeth Anne Klein, and Christian Van Klein II. There are two Brothers: Joseph Klein of Buck Grove, IA and Darrell Klein and wife Mary Jo of Omaha, NE, and a Sister: Mary Wingert and husband Ken of Onawa, IA. He was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 am Thursday, August 14 at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Stonington with Fr. Alan Hunter officiating. Burial with Military Honors will be in Old Stonington Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 10:00 am until time of service in the Church on Thursday.

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