Dean Klett

Obituary of Dean Franklin Klett

Dean Franklin Klett, 82, of Owego, NY passed away on Wednesday, December 23, 2020. He was born on May 4, 1938 to William and Gertrude Klett. Besides his parents, Dean was predeceased by his son, Charles Klett, and his brother, Carl Klett. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Ruth Klett; son, Daniel Klett (Violeta); daughter-in-law, Gina Klett; grandchildren, Jack, Olivia, Sofie and Ruby Klett and Miranda Beeman (Zachary); special nephew, Nathan Klett; sisters-in-law, Marien Klett, Emma Davis, Mary Wilkinson (Tom), and Arlene Mace; brothers-in-law, Stanley, Leon (Patty), William (Cathy), Harry (Alice) and Fred Schneider; as well as many nieces, nephews and friends. Dean graduated from OFA in 1958 and went on to receive a Degree in Drafting from Williamsport Tech. He worked for JD Robertson as a John Deere Mechanic prior to running the family farm with his brother. Dean was a founding father of the South Side Fire Department and acted as their President for many years. He was also a member of the Tioga County Planning Board, a member of the DHIA Board, and an instructor of the 4H Tractor Safety Program. His family would like to give a special Thank You to the South Side Fire Department, the Campville Squad and Lourdes at Home for their kindness and care. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, December 30, 2020 at 11:00am at Zion Lutheran Church, 3917 Waverly Rd., Owego, NY. A visitation will be held from 10:00am to 10:45am on Wednesday at the church. Please note: All state required social distancing guidelines are to be followed. Funeral services can be live streamed at and Burial will be held in the spring at the Waits Cemetery, Owego, NY. Memorial contributions may be made in Dean's name to Zion Lutheran Church, 3917 Waverly Road, Owego, NY 13827 or to South Side Fire Department, c/o Harry Dodge, 52 Robison Road, Owego, NY 13827. Condolences may be made to Dean's family at
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