Alex Albert Klein, age 65.
Beloved son of the late Alex and Esther Klein (nee Ruth)
Loving brother of Mary (Doug) Knoeck, and the late John (Kathy) Klein.
Cherished uncle of Jennifer, Jeanette, Jessica (Michael) Rasmussen, and the late Julie Knoeck.
Alex earned a BS in Chemistry from the University of Wisconsin and a Masters Degree in Materials Science from Northwestern University. He contributed his talents and energy since 1975 in the Quality Department of Arcelor Mittal Steel. For the last 11 years he held the position of Lead Quality Systems Engineer of Quality Assurance Department. In this capacity he supported, trained, and organized activities for many USA plants and the corporate quality department. Alex held Certified Quality Engineer, Quality Systems Auditor (with honor from the Registrar Accreditation Board), Certified Quality Manager (with honor), Manager of Quality and Organizational Excellence, and Certified Calibration Technician certifications from The American Society for Quality. Alex shared his knowledge by teaching Metrology and ISO 9000 certification courses at Calumet College of St. Joseph in Whiting Indiana for several years. Alex participated on the Board of Directors for the America Association for Laboratory Accreditation as well as conducted laboratory audits for that group.
Through his life Alex demonstrated a deep faith in God by his kindness, compassion, and generosity.
Lying in state Saturday 9:00am until time of Funeral Service at 11:00am at Zion Lutheran Church (17100 S. 69th Ave Tinley Park).
Interment Zion Lutheran Cemetery Tinley Park.