Donald F. Klein, 97 of Liberty passed away on Monday, February 16, 2021. He was born on March 22, 1923 in Union County to Fred Klein and Ethel McMahan Klein.

Donald married Kathleen N. Massood on April 18, 1969. They were able to spend 41 years together before she passed away on June 19, 2010.

Donald was a member of Old Franklin Church.

Donald served in the United States Army during WWII. He was a member of the 207th Engineer Combat Battalion and was sent into occupied France at Utah Beach on D-Day + 9. After WWII he came back to Union County and worked at Sperry Rubber and the paper mill in Brookville. Donald was a 5th generation farmer and also drove a school bus for Union County schools for 41 years.

Donald cherished his time spent with his family and especially his great grandchildren.

He is survived by his son and daughter in law, Glen and Kim Klein; three grandchildren, Jason (Nikki) Klein, Ryan (Danka) Klein and Kevin (Wendy) Klein; 8 great grandchildren, Kainin, Kaylee, Chloe, Landon, Cohen, Cameron, Josh, and Casey; and a sister, Kathryn Barnard.

Donald was preceded in death by his parents, his wife; brothers, Lloyd Klein, Hershel Klein and Harold Francis Klein; and sisters, Evelyn Klein and Hazel Glaub.

Due to Covid, a private family service will be held. Donations to Old Franklin Church in lieu of flowers would be appreciated. Donations can be sent to Delores Dobbs, 8116 Bath Rd, Brookville, IN 47012. To sign the online guestbook or to leave the family a personal message, visit