Marcia Ann (South) Klein

Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory

Obituaries | The Tube City Almanac | October 05, 2021

Marcia Ann (South) Klein, 61 of Wausau, WI, passed away to be with the Lord on September 27, 2021 in Wausau, WI. Marcia was born in McKeesport, PA to W. James and Nancy South on November 22, 1959. She was a 1981 graduate from Washington and Jefferson College in Washington, PA with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics. She worked as a Bank Examiner for The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) for 15 years, and then worked in the family business, H. B. South Printing, for 5 years. For the remaining 20 years, she worked with her husband at Klein Scuba, managing all accounting, travel and trip planning, along with daily business operations. She was a member and a Deaconess of Park Baptist Church in McKeesport, PA. She was actively involved with the ministries at Bethany Baptist Church. She also enjoyed Bible Study and small group activities. Marcia loved to travel all over the world. Her adventures included para-gliding in the Alps and fly boarding in Mexico. Her interest in scuba-diving led to the meeting of her future husband, Phil. Before her involvement with Klein Scuba, she was a member of the Women’s Scuba Group. Marcia loved animals and had many dogs and one special cat throughout her life. Marcia is preceded in death by her father W. James South.

 Marcia is survived by her husband Phil Klein, her mother Nancy South, step-daughters Sarah Klein (Sean) and Kristen Jonet (Nathaniel), brothers Mark South (Ann) and Marlin South (Maura), niece and nephew Julia and Noah South and grandchildren Theodore and Margot Jonet. There is no visitation. A Private Entombment will be held at the Mount Vernon Cemetery Mausoleum. A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, October 9, 2021 at 10:00 am at the Park Baptist Church, 749 Center Street, McKeesport, PA with the Rev. Dr. Rudy Mayak officiating. Arrangements are by Gilbert Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc. 1638 Lincoln Way, White Oak, PA 15131. (412) 672-6322 Troy J. Gilbert, director. In Lieu of Flowers, donations may be made to The Neighbors’ Place of Wausau. Condolences may be made at

Originally published October 05, 2021.

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