Carl was a 1958 graduate of Gilmour Academy, and a 1963 graduate of Heidelberg College. Upon graduation he enlisted in the United States Air Force serving from 1964-1967. He then attended the Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science, graduating in 1968. Carl worked at Hoyne Funeral Home in Dayton before returning to Bellevue to work at Klein Steel as a purchasing agent. In 1988 he began working at Foos Funeral Home in Bellevue and Foos – Klein Funeral Home in Clyde, where he would work until retiring in 2017.
He was a member of Immaculate Conception Church, Kiwanis Club, the Bellevue Elk’s, and the Former Club Amer-Ital. He was also a member of the Firelands Funeral Directors Association; and the Clyde Eagles and Moose.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Anne (O’Brien), whom he married April 7, 1972 in Dayton; two sons: John Scott (Donna) Klein of Lakewood, OH, and Dan (Meagan) Klein of Tiffin; 5 grandchildren: Madison, Marshall, Molly, Mike, and Tommy; Aunt, Mary Lou Klein; brother and sister’s in law: Mike (Jane) O’Brien, Tommy (Sharon) O’Brien, Terry (Kay) O’Brien, Danny (Colleen) O’Brien, Mary O’Brien, Nancy (Bill) McGuire, Patty (Jim) Hall, Kathy (Joe) Smith, and Maureen (Dave) Patten; Numerous nieces and nephews; and his loyal companion, Barclay.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his uncle, Bob Klein; Aunts: Marge (Earl) Danklefsen, Winnifred (Hobart) Wagner; brother-in-law, John D. O’Brien; sister-in-law’s, Jane Hosty and Mary Tee Hoyne; and Mother and Father-in-law, Dot and Jack O’Brien.
Friends will be received on Friday, August 31, 2018 from 4-7 p.m. at Foos & Foos Funeral Service, 151 Yorkshire Place, Bellevue. A funeral Mass will begin on Saturday at 11 a.m. at Immaculate Conception Church, 231 E. Center Street, Bellevue. Burial will follow at Bellevue Cemetery.
Memorials can be made to: Kindred Hospice, 112 Harcourt Road, Suite 3, Mount Vernon, OH 43050 or ICS Endowment Fund, 231 E. Center St., Bellevue, OH 44811
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