The love of my life crossed over from this life into eternal life on Friday, October 26, 2007.
Larry G. Kleimann
Malloy & Son Funeral Home
The family will receive visitors from 5:00 until 7:00 pm, Tuesday October 30, at Malloy & Son Funeral Home.
Graveside service will be 10:00 am, Wednesday October 31, at Galveston Memorial Park, with Reverend Bob Wedergren officiating.
Larry was born October 7, 1957, a BOI, at St. Mary’s Hospital on Galveston Island. In his younger years he was active in sports. Baseball was his favorite sport. He played little league & was elected to Galveston Little League Hall of Fame. He also played pony colt. During his high school years, his favorite pastime was surfing & playing tennis.
On March 31, 1979 Joyce & Larry were united in marriage by Reverend Bob Wedergren; from this union the Lord blessed them with a son, John Lawrence, the absolute joy of Larry’s life.
Larry worked at UTMB in the physical plant & followed family footsteps as a longshoreman with ILA #307 & ILA #20. In 1991 he started work at Dow Chemical Freeport Plant, making many friends along the way.
Left to cherish his memories are his beloved wife, Joyce; the apple of his eye, his son, John; brother, Jerry Kleimann, and wife, Margo, of Galveston; brother, Nathan Kleimann, and fiancé, Chante, of Galveston; sister, Sharon Anderson, and husband, Mike, of Washington; uncle, Henry W. Kleimann, of West Virginia; uncle, Joe Kleimann, and wife, Lisa; uncle, Tony Caldeira, and late wife, Sybil, of Galveston; and many other relatives and friends.
Larry is now with his mom and dad, Sonnie and Marie Kleimann; his mother-and father-in-law, Albert and Violet Balducci; his aunt, Sybil Caldeira, who passed before him on Wednesday, October 24, 2007; the family horses, Sylvester and Fella’; and also the family’s dog, Tessa Marie.
Pallbearers will be Nathan Kleimann, Jerry Kleimann, Trey Branch, Mike Haynes, Richard Balducci, & Mike Schott
The family wishes to extend special thanks to Dr. Beverly Lewis; Dr. Fan Li; Dr. Lee Hutton; the staff of Mainland Medical Center; and also Larry’s many friends at Dow Chemical.