January 12, 1936 - March 3, 2021
Sarah Marjorie Bland Klein, 85, beloved wife, mother, and grandmother died at home on March 3, 2021. She was born in Taylor County, West Virginia on January 12, 1936 to Frank Nelson and Cora Lena Litsinger Bland. She spent her childhood years in Portsmouth, Virginia where she enjoyed living close to the beach and being involved in Girl Scouts. Sarah graduated from Pulaski High School in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and it was there she met her husband William Charles Klein to whom she was married for over sixty years. She loved being part of the community at Milford Hills Methodist Church in Salisbury, North Carolina for most of her adult life, and through this ministry was a long time Meals on Wheels volunteer. Sarah will be remembered by her loved ones for her love of learning new things and her fun, adventurous spirit. After her children were grown, she took a variety of classes at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College and in doing so earned an Associate’s Degree and her Real Estate License. Throughout her life she enjoyed gardening, traveling, and hunting for antiques. Mostly Sarah loved spending time with her family and especially enjoyed being actively involved in the lives of her grandchildren. Her family will greatly miss her. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her sister Dorothy “Dotty” Bland Bryant and son Tony Frank Klein. She is survived by her son Gary (Dee Dee) Klein, her daughter Kay Ann (Steve) Sohn, her grandchildren Katelyn, Julie and Molly Sohn and Andrew Klein, and her niece Jean Marie Shuford. Service: Due to COVID-19 restrictions, a private memorial service will be held on Tuesday, March 16th at Milford Hills Methodist Church, officiated by Rev. Rob Parsons. Burial will follow at the National Cemetery in Salisbury, NC. Memorials: Memorials may be made to Milford Hills United Methodist Church, 1630 Statesville Blvd., Salisbury, NC 28144. Summersett Funeral Home is serving the Klein family. Online condolences may be made at www.summersettfuneralhome.com.
Sarah Marjorie Bland Klein, 85, beloved wife, mother, and grandmother died at home on March 3, 2021. She was born in Taylor County, West Virginia on January 12, 1936 to Frank Nelson and Cora Lena Litsinger Bland. She spent her childhood years... View Obituary & Service Information
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