Clara Dorothea "Dot" Klein
Aug. 1, 1934 - May 23, 2022
Last updated 6/16/2022 at 8:01am
Clara Dorothea “Dot” Klein, 87, passed away peacefully May 23, 2022 at her daughter and son-in-law’s home in Salt Lake City, Utah. She was born Aug. 1, 1934 to Clara and LeRoy Duncan on her maternal grandparent’s farm in Dietrich, Idaho, joining an older sister.
Clara’s parents were ministers, so the family moved quite a bit in her early years. The family lived in Indian Springs, Idaho until she was about three years of age, then moved to Deer Lodge, Mont., where she started elementary school. This was where she was living when Pearl Harbor was bombed, catapulting the U.S. into W...