Our dearest AJ (Arlowine Jean Tschosik) Klein peacefully moved from Earth to Heaven on October 5, 2017. Mass of Christian Burial will be on Monday, October 9, 2017, at 9:30 a.m., at the Church of Corpus Christi, Bismarck. Family will be receiving friends on Sunday, from 4:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m., with a Rosary service at 5:00 p.m., at the Bismarck Funeral Home.
AJ was born July 2, 1948, to Adam and Barbara Tschosik. She was raised in Zeeland, ND, and graduated from Zeeland High School.
In her early years AJ spent time helping on the family farm, leaving to attend college. Later she became a certified diamond grader, opening and operating her own jewelry store. AJ loved traveling and enjoyed opera, symphony, and ballet performances. Gardening, hunting, and cooking were favorite activities along with sharing time with family and friends. She loved the outdoors, especially floating on a pontoon down the Missouri River. Family and friends were treasures in her life.
AJ was blessed with sons Steve Klein and Mike Klein; and precious grandchildren Ian Klein, Cade Klein, Macey Klein, and Emily Klein.
She was a very special Aunt to her nephews Donovan Volk, Dean A. Schmidkunz, Adam D. Tschosik; and nieces Tara Tschosik, Heather Heid, and Tess Kolb.
AJ is survived by her mother, Barbara; sisters, Kathleen (Michael) McNamara and Sharon (Dean) Schmidkunz, and; brothers, Terry (Faye) Tschosik, and Dennis Tschosik (Sharon Poppel).
AJ joined her dad, Adam, and brother, Glenn, and others who passed before her.