The Norman Transcript


July 7, 2013

Norman I. Klein

NORMAN — Norman I. Klein, 80, passed away July 3, 2013. Norman was born June 30, 1933, in Dixon, Ill. to William H. and Dorothy Josephine (Stickles) Klein. He proudly served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean conflict.

Norman liked playing golf and was a member of the hole in one club.

He was an avid reader of all types of books, especially westerns and spy novels. He enjoyed horse racing and owned five thoroughbred horses.

Norman dedicated his life to his family. He loved his wife, Ann and especially loved the times they spent traveling together.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his sister, Rosalie Wagoner.

Survivors include his wife, Ann Klein of the home; sons, Bill Klein and wife Angie of Tuttle, Norman I. Klein II and wife Suzetta of Piedmont; daughter, Krisanne Klein of Norman; sisters, Jeanne Wojakoski and husband Don of Engles, Mich., and Elaine Hellman and husband Rolf of Chicago, Ill.; and grandchildren, Novah Klein, Jordan Klein, Dallas Klein, Kanaan Goldstein, and Edaan Goldstein.

We would like to thank Heather and Kirstin from Valir and the staff of E2 Bravo wing at Norman Veterans Center for all the special care given to our dad and husband.

Services are 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Chapel of Havenbrook Funeral Home.

Arrangements for Norman and his family were placed in the care of the Vice family at the Havenbrook Funeral Home of Norman. Online condolences may be shared at

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