Jane M. Klein, 81, of Melrose, passed away unexpectedly Jan. 4, 2023, at her home in Melrose.

A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 12, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Melrose with the Rev. Marvin Enneking officiating. Inurnment will be in the parish cemetery. Visitation will be 4-7 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 11, at Patton-Schad Funeral Home in Melrose and 10-11 a.m., Jan. 12, at the church. Parish prayers will be at 7 p.m., Jan. 11, at the funeral home.

Jane Margaret Hemmesch was born Oct. 3, 1941, in Richmond to Aloys and Irene (Schulte) Hemmesch. Jane graduated from Eden Valley High School. On June 16, 1962, she was united in marriage to Herbert A. Klein at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Richmond. The couple farmed together and later built Rose Terrace Mobile Home Park, Rentals and Laundromat. Jane also worked outside of their businesses at Jennie-O from 1978 through 2002. Throughout her life, Jane was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother as well as a devoted sister. Faith and family meant everything to her.

Survivors include her children, John (Linda) Klein, Lois (David) Goossens, Michael (Kay) Klein, and Daniel Klein; grandchildren Sara (Eric) Nickolauson, Amy (Shawn) Meyer and Benjamin Goossens; and great-grandchildren Rory and Mara Meyer and Theo Nickolauson; and siblings Jack Hemmesch, Howie Hemmesch, Jeff Hemmesch, Joanie Lemke, Rita Stanger and Dean Hemmesch.

Jane was preceded in death by her husband, Herbert Klein; parents; brothers and sisters Edna Hemmesch, Rick Hemmesch, Norma Soshnik, Donald Hemmesch, Grace Archer, Mary Metzger and Lester Hemmesch.

Arrangements were made with Patton-Schad Funeral & Cremation Services of Melrose.

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