Alice Mary Klein, nee Jarvis, age 82, formerly of Brookfield and Hinsdale. Beloved wife of the late Morrie Klein, loving mother of Matthew (Gaylen), Robert (Jane Bechle), devoted grandmother of Micaela, Geoff, Jeremy, Jessica, Aaron and Jennifer, and great –grandmother of Kaiyan. Dear sister of James Jarvis and the late Margaret Knauber, Robert Jarvis, Irene Vasa and Donald Jarvis. Fond aunt to many nieces and nephews.
Alice studied Civil Engineering at University of Minnesota (BS ’47, MS ’49). After graduating Alice worked as a professional engineer in Minneapolis, then at Greeley & Hansen, then Consoer Townsend in Chicago. Alice enjoyed music, gardening, walking in the woods, and especially spending time with her grandchildren. She was an active church member of United Methodist Church in Brookfield.
Visitation Monday, Oct. 13, 2008, from 4 – 9 P.M. and Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2008, from 10:30 – 11 A.M. at Hitzeman Funeral Home Ltd., 9445 W. 31st Street, Brookfield. Memorial Service Tuesday, October 14, 2008, 11 A.M., followed by internment at Bronswood Cemetery, Hinsdale. Rev. Robert Klein and Rev. Jane Bechle will officiate. Memorial gifts requested to the Brookfield Zoo in lieu of flowers. Information 708-485-2000 or www.HitzemanFuneral.comPrint Obituary & Condolences