The Free Press, Mankato, MN

Obituary section

October 2, 2009

Roxanne I. Kleen

Roxanne I. Kleen, age 49, of North Mankato died, unexpectedly Tuesday, September 29, 2009 at her home.

Funeral Service will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, October 3, 2009 at Belgrade Avenue United Methodist Church, North Mankato with Rev. Bart Fletcher officiating. Viewing will be one hour before service at church on Saturday. Mankato Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.

Roxanne was born September 3, 1960, in Chicago, Illinois. She was the second daughter of Irene (Guillen) and Manuel Navarro. She attended schools in the Chicago area and worked as a typesetter for NuArt for many years. She married Thomas Kleen in 1988. They lived in Tinley Park, IL, Mt. Laurel, NJ, and recently in North Mankato.

Roxanne is survived by her husband, Thomas Kleen; four sons, Jeffery Breheny of Chicago; Patrick Kleen (Jackie Woodaz) of Escanaba, MI; James Kleen and Ryan Kleen both of North Mankato; parents, Irene and Manuel Navarro; sisters, Veronica (Paul) Riggs, Charisse (Rick) Nagy, and Ramona (Andy) Browne; brother, Joe (Trish) Navarro all of the Chicago area; and parents-in-law, James and Sylvia Kleen of North Mankato. She leaves behind many nieces and nephews and extended family and friends behind.

Roxanne held dear her family and home and will be missed by all who knew her.

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