July 6, 1928 – January 3, 2021
Kathleen Keller Klein
July 6, 1928--January 3, 2021
Kathleen Klein, of Sudbury, also known to her family as Kitsy and by friends as Kathy, slipped away peacefully on a calm snowy night. She was born in Boston on July 6, 1928 to Kathleen and Harrison Keller and grew up in Wellesley. Her father was a violinist and New England Conservatory teacher, director, and Board President. Her mother was from Salt Lake City and grew up riding horses and stagecoaches. Her upbring was filled with music, “the arts”, and wonderful story telling.
She graduated from Wellesley High School and attended the Museum of Fine Arts School. Kitsy was a watercolor artist, a poet, and a free spirit who found humor in most things. She always saw the silver lining. Her unwavering joyful nature touched those who knew her.
She married her long time friend, Joseph Klein, an experimental physicist whom she met while working as a secretary in the engineering department of Raytheon. They lived in Sudbury MA and enjoyed retirement together. Joe died in 2003.
Kitsy leaves her two neices Betsy Alden of Dover MA and Katherine Alden of Spring Mills PA, and a nephew , Peter Alden of Dover MA,. A private burial will be held at Wadsworth Cemetery in Sudbury.