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Eileen Klein

Eileen Klein, 81, of Boyne City and Bloomfield Hills, Michigan , died on 07 December 2021.

The Funeral was held at IRA KAUFMAN CHAPEL on Thursday, 09 December 2021 at 11:00 AM .

Cantor Daniel Gross officiated.

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Interment at Clover Hill Park Cemetery.

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Family members include:
Eileen was the beloved wife of 61 years to Donald; cherished mother of Cindy (Bruce Kramer) Cohen, Steven (Shelly) Klein & Alissa (Bruce) Klein-Krause, loving grandma of Alec (Emily) Cohen, Cassidy Klein, Haley Klein, Ashley Krause & Ryan Krause; adored great-grandma of Eleanor “Nori” Cohen; and sister-in-law of Barbara Cantor. Eileen was the daughter of the late Florence and the late Jack Eserow, daughter-in-law of the late Ruth & the late Jules Klein, sister of the late Kenny Eserow, and mother-in-law of the late Joe Cohen.

Eileen was born on July 12th in Flint, Michigan to Florence and Jack Eserow. Eileen was happily married to Don for 61 years.

Eileen loved to spend time with her family-she loved working out, she skied for most of her adult life in northern Michigan and Snowbird, Utah, & spent summers boating in Boyne City rotating with her children and grandchildren.

In her early days Eileen was an elementary school teacher, and she owned a candy store called Sweet Temptations. Eileen met Don when she was 15 years old in South Haven. They married almost 5 years later and lived in Metro Detroit for most of their life. Eileen & Don enjoyed extensive travel-most recently in their yearly trips to Thailand. Before that they traveled to Nepal, Vietnam, spent over 40 years traveling to Snowbird, Utah and many other destinations.

Eileen was a wonderful cook and would try out different recipes on her family. Everyone loved her traditional holiday dishes and balked when she wanted to try something new. Her children try to recreate her recipes now to still enjoy her cooking. Eileen continued to enjoy the outdoors & remained active when she could by hiking with Don & her family.

Eileen was a quiet, kind, gentle soul that everyone enjoyed being around. We will miss her!

Due to Covid concerns, the family will be sitting shiva privately. It is requested that those attending the private shiva be fully vaccinated and masks are required at all times.

It is suggested that those who wish to further honor the memory of Eileen Klein may do so by making a contribution to:

Jewish Hospice & Chaplaincy Network
6555 West Maple
West Bloomfield, MI 48322
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Kids Kicking Cancer
27600 Northwestern Highway
Suite 220
Southfield, MI 48034
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