In Memoriam

In Memoriam

Frank "Jeep" Klaene Jr. - 1/16/16

Frank "Jeep" Klaene Jr., 68, of Union, KY, passed away on Saturday, January 16, 2016, at St. Elizabeth Hospice. Frank recently retired after serving for many years as the Executive Vice President of F.N. Sheppard & Co. He served in the U.S. Navy Reserve, as chairman of the Mineola Industrial Park Association and president of NIBA-The Belting Association, and most recently as a spinning instructor at Five Seasons Sports Club, where he had been an active member since its opening. Frank is survived by his wife of 46 years, Susan Klaene (née Lahner); children: Erin Manning (Michael), Kristian Klaene (Mary Ann), and Collin Soper (Harold); grandchildren: Elsa Klaene, Will Klaene, Sydney Manning, Andrew Manning, and two grandchildren joyfully anticipated in May; mother Sylvia Klaene Salzman; sister Linda Fookes (Gary); brother Mark Klaene (Zita); and step-brother Jamie Salzman. His father, Frank "Tank" Klaene Sr., and his step-father, Charles Salzman, preceded him in death. A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Mother of God Church in Covington, KY, on Thursday, January 21, 2016, at 12:05 p.m. A eulogy will be offered before the Mass at 11:45 a.m. A reception will be held at Linnemann Event Center, in Burlington, KY, following the Mass. Interment will be at Mother of God Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be sent to St. Elizabeth Hospice, 483 South Loop Rd., Edgewood, KY 41017, or Ronald McDonald House, 350 Erkenbrecher Ave. Cincinnati, OH, 45229. Online condolences may be made at www.linnemannfuneralhomes.com - See more at: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/nky/obituary.aspx?page=lifestory&pid=177345281#sthash.cPzfSHOV.dpuf