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Vernon Edward Klein

November 28, 1922 ~ December 11, 2021 (age 99)


Vernon Edward Klein, the only son of George and Mary Klein, was born on November 28, 1922 in Baltimore, MD. After his High School graduation, he took a job with the B&O Railroad.  He left that job to enlist in the Army Air Corps, where he trained other pilots while in Oklahoma and Texas.  He was honorably discharged in 1945 as a lieutenant and returned to his job with the railroad. In 1947, he married Mildred “Mike” Michael. Shortly afterwards, he took a job with the Aid Association for Lutherans and made the President’s Club every year until his retirement in 1987.
Vernon was a man of deep faith and as a member of  St. Paul Lutheran Church served as the president of the congregation, an elder, and sang baritone in the church choir.  He enjoyed traveling, a good game of pinochle or pool, fishing and church social events, where his generous spirit and full-throated laugh would light up any room.
Vernon is survived by his devoted wife of seventy-four years, Mildred Klein. He will be greatly missed by his five nieces and the many friends and family who loved him.

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Graveside Service
December 15, 2021

1:00 PM
St. Paul's Lutheran Cemetery
1022 Joh Ave.
Baltimore, MD 21229

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