Lillian Klein

Born: Thursday, August 30, 1928
Passed: Friday, August 17, 2018

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Lillian Klein, 89, of Rockford, passed away on Friday, August 17, 2018 at Generation at Neighbors - Byron. Born on August 30, 1928, in Pontiac, IL, the daughter of Peter and Mary Soteropolous. Lillian married Gene P. Klein on October 23, 1948, in Pontiac, IL. He predeceased her on November 25, 2004. Longtime member of Third Presbyterian Church where she was involved in the circle. She was a volunteer and in a card group and enjoyed walking her dogs.
Survived by daughters, Kristine (Steven) Young of Elgin, IL and Mary Klein-Peterson of Austin, TX; son, Phillip (Grace) Klein of Charlotte, N.C.; and nine grandchildren. Also predeceased by her parents; daughter-in-law, Brenda; and brothers, George, Gus, and John Soteropolous.
Private graveside services held in Greenwood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Transitions Hospice, 12040 Raymound Ct, Huntley, IL 60142 or Noah's Ark Animal Sanctuary, 111 N. 1st St, Rockford, IL 61107.

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  1. Nerino Petro

    I am so sorry to hear of your mother's passing. She was a terrific lady who always had a wonderful outlook on life and I always enjoyed seeing her. I've never forgotten the first time I had her leg of lamb and think back fondly of those days.

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