Irene M. Klein, age 77, of Winslow

Irene M. Klein, age 77, of Winslow
July 18, 1945 - January 19, 2023

Irene M. Klein, age 77, of Winslow passed away Thursday, January 19, 2023, at Saunders County Long Term Care Facility. Irene’s family will receive friends and family at Ludvigsen’s Hooper Funeral Chapel on Friday Jan 27 th , 2023, from 6pm to 7pm. The Vigil Rite (Wake Service) and Rosary will begin at 7pm. The Memorial Service will be
held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, January 28, 2023, also at the funeral home in Hooper. Burial will be at the Hooper Cemetery after the Memorial Service, followed by a luncheon at Clay Center.  Memorials are suggested to the Winslow Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department, 309 Main Street, Winslow, NE, 60872.
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Irene was born July 18, 1945, in Omaha, Nebraska to Raymond and Cecelia ‘Reinig’ Gass.  She was raised in Omaha and graduated from St. Joseph High School in 1963.  She continued living in Omaha until she married Martin P. Klein on November 12, 1966.  They settled in Winslow in 1976 where they raised their family.  Irene was a dedicated mother taking care of 5 children.  Irene resided in the Saunders County Long Term Care facility since 2019.

Survived By:
Children –
Toni (Randy) Goldenstein of Lincoln
Marty (Amy) Klein of Hickman
Jennie (Patrick) Wackerla of Olathe, KS.
Zachary (Lisa) Klein of Hooper
Grandchildren –
Ross Goldenstein and Alexa (Race) Schuurmans
Jacob and Celia DeNinno
Sam and Ella Klein
Lance and Benjamin Wackerla
Madison and Cameron Klein
Great Grandson – Jack Schuurmans
Sister – Loretta (Dennis) White of Coeur d’Alene, ID.

Irene was preceded in death by her parents Raymond and Cecelia Gass, daughter Kathryn Klein DeNinno, Brothers Keith, Kenneth, Howard, Donald, Charles, Leonard, George, John, William and Sisters Barbara, Catherine.