In Memory

Lawrence Joseph Klein Jr - Class Of 1943

Retired Major Lawrence J Klein (Larry) passed away peacefully January 7, 2005. Born in San Francisco, May 13, 1926, he was the son of Lawrence J Klein Sr and Jean Kyle.

Larry served honorably in the United States Air Force for 21 years. He flew B-26 Bombers during the Korean Conflict and completed 121 combat missions, with 500 combat hours. He received the distinguished Flying Cross and the Air Medal with 4 Oak Leaf clusters plus many other awards, he also served one year in Viet Nam.

Larry is survived by his wife, four children and six grandchildren.

Tacoma News Tribune, January 15, 2005