Life Story / Obituary
On Monday, February 13, 2023, Russell Klein, Sr. passed away in Holland, MI at the age of 89.
Russell is preceded in death by his wife Carole Klein and daughter Debbie Klein. Russell is
survived by his son Russell Klein, Jr. (Belinda) of Grand Haven, MI, daughter Grace Niroumand (Saeid) of Exton, PA, son Richard Klein (Carol) of DeWitt, MI, along with 9 grandchildren and 10 great-great grandchildren. Russell is also survived by his sister Alma Dougherty of CT and brother Raymond Klein of FL.
Russell was born in Connecticut August of 1933, the son of Walter and Louise (Van Hise) Klein.
Russell started as a business executive at the Bullard Company in Connecticut. In 1971, Russell and his family moved to St. Johns, Michigan where he was transferred to open a Bullard Company branch in Lansing. He later opened a hardware store in St. Johns called Towne and Country Peddler, but wanted to move to Holland, Michigan, where he finished his business executive career retiring from Bond Fluidaire in 2006.
Russell enjoyed spending time with his family and friends, playing golf, and antiques. Russell enjoyed going to Evergreen Commons in Holland where he would have lunch and spend the afternoon talking with his friends.
At the request of our beloved one, there will be no formal services. Russell will be placed to rest with his wife Carole at Restlawn Memorial Gardens in Holland, Michigan.