Jane M. Klein, age 81

Jane M. Klein

October 3, 1941 - January 4, 2023

Jane M. Klein, age 81 of Melrose, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, January 4, 2023 at her home in Melrose, Minnesota.

A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, January 12 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Melrose with Rev. Marvin Enneking officiating. Inurnment will be held in the parish cemetery.

Visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Patton-Schad Funeral Home in Melrose and from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday at the church. Parish prayers will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday evening at the funeral home. 

Jane Margaret Hemmesch was born October 3, 1941 in Richmond, Minnesota to Aloys and Irene (Schulte) Hemmesch. Jane graduated from Eden Valley High School. On June 16, 1962 she was united in marriage to Herbert A. Klein at Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Richmond. The couple farmed together and later built Rose Terrace Mobile Home Park, Rentals, and Laundromat. Jane also worked outside of their businesses at Jennie-O from 1978 through 2002. Throughout her life, Jane was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, as well as a devoted sister. Faith and family meant everything to her.

Survivors include her children, John (Linda) Klein, Lois (David) Goossens, Michael (Kay) Klein, and Daniel Klein; grandchildren, Sara (Eric) Nickolauson, Amy (Shawn) Meyer, and Benjamin Goossens; and great-grandchildren, Rory and Mara Meyer and Theo Nickolauson; and siblings, Jack Hemmesch, Howie Hemmesch, Jeff Hemmesch, Joanie Lemke, Rita Stanger, and Dean Hemmesch. 

Jane was preceded in death by her husband, Herbert Klein; parents; brothers and sisters, Edna Hemmesch, Rick Hemmesch, Norma Soshnik, Donald Hemmesch, Grace Archer, Mary Metzger, and Lester Hemmesch.

Arrangements were made with Patton-Schad Funeral & Cremation Services of Melrose.