Ronald R. "Ronnie" Klee Sr.

January 1, 1938 - May 16, 2021
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Ronald R. Klee, Sr., 83, of Temple, passed away May 16, 2021 at 10:52 PM in the Reading Hospital where he was a patient since May 1st.

He was the husband of Barbara A. (Schmehl) Klee. They would have celebrated their 62nd wedding anniversary on June 6th. Born in Laureldale, he was a son of the late Wilson R. Klee, Sr., and Dorothea (Millard) Klee. He was a stepson of the late Sarah A. (Kloeffel) Klee.

Ronnie worked as a baker for Bachman Bakeries for 15 years, then worked 21 years in the shipping & receiving department at U.S.M. Corp. (Molly) and lastly working 10 years as a custodian at the Muhlenberg School District, retiring in 2003. He always had a love for antique cars, owning a 1941 Chevy and a 1948 Ford. While raising his family, he was President of the Temple Recreation Board and Cub Master for Pack 147, Temple. He served as a Deacon and Elder at Christ Church, United Church of Christ. He enjoyed taking trips with his wife and served as President of the Klee Family Reunion.

In addition to his loving wife, he is survived by his sons – Ronald R. Klee, Jr., husband of Kathy (Detweiler) Klee, Shillington, Terry L. husband of Lisa (Moyer) Klee, Sinking Spring, his sisters – Gloria M. A. widow of Johnny I. Althouse, Ontelaunee Twp., Charlotte L. wife of Paul P. Harter, Jr., Hamburg, his brother – Wilson R. Klee, Jr. husband of Pam Klee, his grandchildren – Brett W. Klee fiancé of Alycia Benner, Middleburg, PA and Davenport, FL, Elizabeth A. Klee, Middletown, Jordan Klee, Conshohocken, PA, Dylan R. Klee, Gainesville, FL, twins – Madison Klee, New York, NY and McKenzie Klee, Chicago, Il, and his brother-in-law – Paul H. husband of Linda Schmehl, Muhlenberg Twp. There are also many Nieces, Nephews, great nieces, and nephews. He was predeceased by brothers – Kenneth, Richard, Bernard & Donald, his sister Deloris Althouse Eshbach and his sister-in-law – Joan (Schmehl) Keinard.

Viewing will be held on Sunday, May 23, 2021 from 2:00-4:00 PM followed by his funeral service at 4:00 PM at Klee Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc., One East Lancaster Avenue, Shillington. Pastor Brett Kindig will officiate. Interment Monday, May 24, 2021 at 10:00 AM in Laureldale Cemetery, Tuckerton, all are welcome to attend. www.kleefuneralhome.com

 

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Service Schedule

Visitation Information

Date: Sunday, May 23, 2021

Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Klee Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc.

Address:

One East Lancaster Avenue
Shillington, PA 19607

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Service Information

Date: Sunday, May 23, 2021

Time: 4:00 pm

Klee Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc.

Address:

One East Lancaster Avenue
Shillington, PA 19607

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Pastor Brett Kindig will officiate.

The family would like to invite all to attend the gathering afterwards at Mimmo’s Italian Restaurant, 290 Morgantown Road, Reading PA  19611


Cemetery Information

Date: Monday, May 24, 2021

Time: 10:00 am

Laureldale Cemetery

Address:

4631 Pottsville Pike
Laureldale, PA 19605

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Born: January 1, 1938
Died: May 16, 2021

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Jim & MaryAnn Murray posted on 5/25/21

Ron, Please accept our sincere and heartfelt sympathy on the passing of your dad. Please know that he , you and Kathy, your mother and brother with be in our prayers. God Bless You All!

 

Rev. Martha Smith posted on 5/24/21

God’s comfort and healing grace in this time of loss, Marti Smith

 

Wayne Kelly & Cheryl Valeriano posted on 5/22/21

Ron & family ~ Our thoughts and prayers are with you. So sorry to hear of your loss.

 

John Zuchowski posted on 5/22/21

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Dottie Kercher posted on 5/21/21

Barbara, my sincere sympathy for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this very difficult time.

 

Steve Owen posted on 5/21/21

Ron, Becky & I are sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this difficult time.

 

Steve Owen posted on 5/21/21

Ron, Becky & I are sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this difficult time.

 

Nancy and Bill Heim posted on 5/21/21

To Barbara and family: We are deeply saddened after reading about Ronnie's passing. Our thoughts and condolences go out to you.

 

Linda Hedrick posted on 5/21/21

Our sincerest sympathy to the entire Klee family on your loss. May God’s peace and love comfort you through this difficult time. Our thoughts and prayers go out to you. Terry and Linda (Wertz) Hedrick

 

Daniel & Wendy Moyer posted on 5/21/21

If we could see the reunion in heaven right now!!! Sorry for the loss. He leaves a very honorable legacy! Prayers for comfort. Till We Meet Again

 

Pam croughn posted on 5/21/21

Prayers to you all. Sorry for your loss. We are here for you

 

Myrtle Council posted on 5/20/21

Sorry to read the item in the paper today. My condolences to you and your family. Must be a hard time for you Will be thinking of you all.

 

Kerry A. Mull posted on 5/20/21

Our Sincere Condolences to the Klee Family. Kerry & Heidi Mull

 

Kerry A. Mull posted on 5/20/21

Our Sincere Condolences to the Klee Family. Kerry & Heidi Mull

 

Debbie & Terry Gruber posted on 5/19/21

Sorry for your loss aunt Barbara,cousins Ron and Terry. He was an awesome person and always willing to lend a hand when needed. He will be greatly missed at our family reunions. It's a shame we couldn't have one last year. Sending condolences.

 

Kelly Eline posted on 5/19/21

Terry, So sorry to hear of your Dad’s passing - I know he and my Dad had a lot of laughs at Molly when they worked together! Thinking of you all, Love, Kelly Eline Gagliano

 

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