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Woodlawn Funeral Home & Memorial Park

7750 West Cermak Road, Forest Park, IL

OBITUARY

Andrew Klein

December 3, 1941September 26, 2019

Klein, Andrew “Andy” La Grange Park – 77, died on September 26, 2019, at AMITA Health Adventist Medical Center in Hinsdale following back surgery. He was the beloved father of Rebecca (Klein) Houston, Stephanie Klein, Mara (Klein) Clarke, and David Klein; close companion of Sharon Feldt; brother of Lawrence (Larry) Klein; grandfather of Adena Clarke; and husband to the late Robin (Withall) Klein. Born and raised in Newark, New Jersey, the son of Morris and Annette (Corenzwit) Klein, Andy graduated from the University of Chicago for college and then remained in the Chicago area. Andy was an attorney and the Chief, Bureau of Administrative Hearings, Illinois Department of Public Aid. The funeral service will be held Wednesday, October 2, 2019, at 11:00 a.m. at Woodlawn Funeral Home and Memorial Park, 7750 West Cermak Road, Forest Park, IL 60130. In lieu of flowers contributions in memory of Andy may be made to SEASPAR (www.seaspar.org), in support of the exceptional services they provide. For more information please visit www.woodlawnchicago.com or call 708-442-8500.

Services

  • Funeral Service Wednesday, October 2, 2019
  • Committal Service Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Memories

Andrew Klein

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Roy Frack

October 10, 2019

My wife and I met Andy at the La Grange YMCA in the Spring of 2015, a month or so after Marcia's stroke. It was then that we came to realize we shared his love of classical music. After Marcia's passing (2017) Andy reached out to me and, at his suggestion, we started to meet monthly at Panera for lunch. More than the lunches and lively conversation they fostered, I will miss Andy's essence - his whit, wisdom and intellect.
To Sharon and Andy's family I send sincere condolences with the hope that memories will help comfort and sustain you going forward.

Vicky and Murray Wigutow

October 1, 2019

Andy was such a great friend ♥️ we and he and Sharon double-dated for dinner in recent times, as recently as a few weeks ago at Emilio’s🥗🥐🍗🌶🍹🍰 what great times we had! Andy loved living his life and we experienced some big fun together-we will never forget him 💦