LaVern J. "Vern" Klein
March 19, 1933 - February 5, 2019
Prior to Mass from 10:00-11:00 am on Friday, February 15, 2019 - at Sacred Heart
Sacred Heart Catholic Church ~ Oscoda, Michigan
Funeral Services will be held on Friday, February 15, 2019 - 11:00 am (instate at 10:00 am) at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Oscoda, MI
LaVern J. “Vern” Klein
Age 85, Of Oscoda, MI died on Tuesday, February 5, 2019. He was born on March 19, 1933 in Flint, MI to the late Raymond and Theresa Klein (nee Bauman). Vern graduated from Flint Northern High School in 1950. He married the former Marjorie Louise Hemstreet on November 8, 1952 at St. John Vianney Catholic Church in Flint, MI. Vern served in the United States Army from March of 1953 until his honorable discharge as a Corporal in March 1955. He then was the General Manager of Select-a-Drink Vending in Pontiac, MI from 1955-1961. Vern later owned and operated the AuSable Distributing Co. until 1971. He moved into real estate and was a broker with Oscoda Realty before owning Klein Realty until his retirement in 1988. Vern was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church and was a 4th degree member of the Knights of Columbus. He served as the Grand Knight in 1969 and was inducted as Special Minister of the Holy Eucharist in 1979. Vern was a founding member of the “Crazy Eights” which was a fraternal men’s club in Oscoda. He is survived by his wife, Marjorie; son, Jeffrey of West Palm Beach, FL, son, David of Tawas City, MI; grandchildren, Joshua, Christopher, McKenzie and his brother, Arthur Klein of Swartz Creek, MI. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughter, Sharon Klein and sister, Virginia Smith. Funeral Services will be held on Friday, February 15, 2019 – 11:00 am (instate at 10:00 am) at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Oscoda, MI. Interment will follow in the Sacred Heart Cemetery. You may offer condolences at www.bureshfuneralhomes.com.
Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery ~ Oscoda, Michigan