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Donis Klein

July 12, 1947 — May 24, 2018

Minonk - Donis Diane (Block) Klein, 70, returned home on the wings of angels to be with God on Thursday, May 24, 2018.
Her memorial service will be at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Minonk with Pastor Joy Miller officiating. Visitation will be on Monday from 4-7:00 p.m. at Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in Minonk.
Inurnment will be in Minonk Township Cemetery. Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Hospital or American Cancer Society.
Donis was born on July 12, 1947 to Clarence and Dolores Block of Minonk. She married the love of her life, Julius "Jay" Klein on June 5, 1965 in El Paso. They grew their family and built their home in Minonk, Illinois where they raised their three children who later blessed them with six grandchildren.
Surviving is her husband, Jay Klein of Minonk; son, Kevin (Christina) Klein of East Peoria; daughter, Charee (Jeffrey) Klimek of Western Springs; grandchildren, Renae (Brandon) Kirkton, Zach (Kendyll) Kirkton, Brittany Klimek, Kailyn Klein, Kyrie Klein and Fox Millikin; sister, Evon (Larry) Meierhofer of Secor and brother, Cary Block of Rutland.
She was proceeded in death by her parents and a daughter, Kimberly Klein.
Donis's entrepreneurial spirit allowed her to create and grow many businesses in the community. Additionally, she enjoyed serving her community for many years at the Country Florist and the Filger Public Library. She was also an active member of the Immanuel Lutheran Church.
She enjoyed traveling the world and gardening with her husband as well as researching her family history. She loved sharing those stories with her children and grandchildren. As the matriarch of her family, her life was centered around them. She shared her passions, talents, and love of life with friends and family.
Donis's spirt continues to inspire the lives of whom she's touched.
Online condolences and memories of Donis may be shared with the family at


MAY 28. 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM (CDT)

Ruestman-Harris - Minonk
775 North Chestnut Street
Minonk, IL 61760

Memorial Service

MAY 29. 10:00 AM (CDT)

Ruestman-Harris - Minonk
775 North Chestnut Street
Minonk, IL 61760

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