NORWALK, Conn. – Charles L. Klein of Norwalk died Feb. 12 at his home, surrounded by family and friends. He was 69.
He was born Nov. 7, 1943, in Cincinnati to Beatrice and John Klein. He worked as a corporate credit manager for several years before buying a carpet-cleaning business. He then worked as head custodian for the Westport School District.
Klein served in the Army during the Vietnam War as a military police officer from 1962 to 1964. He was married to Peggy A. Keane-Klein for 42 years.
He is survived by his wife; seven children, Jason T. (Carol) Klein, Robert A. (Stephanie) Klein, Jonathan Charles Klein, Ryan Velazquez, Christopher (Jennifer) Burkhalter, Tyler Klein, Rory Klein; and four grandchildren.
Visitation is from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at Collins Funeral Home in Norwalk. Services will be held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Wounded Warrior Foundation or Wilton Hospice of Fairfield.
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