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Betty Kleine

August 6, 1935 — February 27, 2018

Betty A. (Dudarenke) Kleine, age 82, of Sheboygan, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice. On Thursday, March 1, 2018, Donald C. Kleine, age 83, passed away unexpectedly and joined his loving wife.
Betty was born in Sheboygan on August 6, 1935 to the late Fred and Helen (Jung) Dudarenke. She attended local schools and graduated from North High School, class of 1953. She was employed by Kohler Company and St. Nicholas Hospital. She also served as a poll worker in Sheboygan County for over 35 years. She volunteered at Bethesda Thrift Store and served as a member of the Mary Martha Guild within their church. Betty made friends wherever she went and will be dearly missed.
Donald was born in Sheboygan on September 12, 1934, to the late Arthur and Dorothy (Gerke) Kleine. He attended local schools and graduated from Sheboygan Central High in 1952. He was a truck driver for many years at Sheboygan Brick Co. and Consolidated Freightways. Donald will be remembered as a patient and loving husband, father, and grandfather.
On September 18, 1954 they were united in marriage at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Sheboygan. Betty and Donald enjoyed many camping trips together and working in their vegetable and flower gardens. They were long-time members of Luther Memorial Lutheran Church. They also enjoyed sitting on their deck watching cardinals and talking with family and dear friends, especially Carlene "Freckles" Leonard.
They are both survived by a son, Wayne (Wendy) Kleine; a daughter-in-law, Laurie Kleine; four grandchildren, Stephanie, Melissa, Kristianne, and Daniel; a sister, Carmen (James) Schultz. They are further survived by other friends and family.
Betty and Donald were preceded in death by a son Richard, as well as Betty's three brothers Walter, Erwin and Gustave; her sister Erna Radtke; her sisters-in-law Alice and Carol; Donald's brother Arthur Kleine; and nephew Artie Kleine.
A funeral service for Betty and Donald will be held at 12 NOON on Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at Luther Memorial Lutheran Church, 1127 Eisner Ave., in Sheboygan with Pastor Adam Barkley officiating. Visitation will be at the church from 9:00 AM until the time of service at 12 NOON. Entombment will take place at Lutheran Cemetery.
The family would like to personally thank the staff at Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice, St. Nicholas Hospital, and Matthews Oncology. Your care and compassion will be remembered always.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be given to the Sheboygan County Cancer Care Fund or to Luther Memorial Lutheran Church.

Visitation
Tuesday, March 6, 2018
9:00 AM 3/6/2018 9:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 3/6/2018 12:00:00 PM
Luther Memorial Lutheran Church

1127 Eisner Ave.
Sheboygan, WI 53081

Luther Memorial Lutheran Church
1127 Eisner Ave. Sheboygan 53081 WI
United States
Funeral Service
Tuesday, March 6, 2018
12:00 PM 3/6/2018 12:00:00 PM
Luther Memorial Lutheran Church

1127 Eisner Ave.
Sheboygan, WI 53081

Luther Memorial Lutheran Church
1127 Eisner Ave. Sheboygan 53081 WI
United States
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