Reverend Frank O. Klein, 93, of Peachtree City
Reverend Frank O. Klein, 93, of Peachtree City, passed away March 24, 2014.
He had been the visitation Pastor for Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church and known as "Father Frank."
He graduated from Capital University and Evangelical Lutheran Seminary in Columbus, Ohio. He was a Pastor at Bethany Lutheran Church in Bethel Park, Pa.; started a mission church in Suitland, Md. (Bethany Lutheran); Pastor of Lord of Life Lutheran Church in Lorain, Ohio; and founding Pastor of Hope Lutheran Church in Port St. Lucie, Fla. He was president of Kiwanis Clubs in Ohio and Florida.
Reverend Klein was preceded in death by Ruth Klinzing Klein, the mother of his three children, and Elizabeth Pine Klein.
He is survived by his children Richard (Leslie) Klein of Peachtree City, Judy (Bob) Taylor of Asheville, N.C. and Linda (Gary) Hall of Reston, Va.; 7 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, March 29, 2014 at 12 noon at Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church. Pastor Fritz Wiese and Pastor Miriam Beecher will officiate. A reception will follow the service.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church in Reverend Frank Klein's name, 101 N. Peachtree Parkway, Peachtree City, Ga. 30269
Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home, Peachtree City – www.mowellfuneralhome.com