The Obit For Jay Kleven

Jay Kleven

Published in Inside Bay Area on 7/5/2009

Jay Kleven Resident of San Lorenzo Passed away unexpectedly on June 30th at the age of 59. He was a loving, caring man who lived his life to the fullest.

He was a graduate of San Lorenzo High and Cal State Hayward. After college he was signed by the New York Mets and worked his way up to the "show" in 1976.

He was an educator of many and was currently working as a teacher for the San Lorenzo School District. He loved his family, friends and his San Francisco Giants.

He is survived by his loving wife of 36 years, Terry, his son Jerry, daughter-in-law Kristina. His three brothers Geoff, Jory and Jerry and their families. His brother-in-law John and sister-in-law Cindy and their families. His many wonderful nieces and nephews and many, many great friends. He was also preceeded in death by his parents Jerry and Joy Kleven and John and Frances Flores.

Services will be held on Friday July 10th at 2pm at St. Johns Church on Lewelling Blvd in San Lorenzo.

In lieu of flowers our families asks that you make a donation in "Jay's" name to either the San Leandro Sports Foundation at 151 Callan Ave., Ste 306, San Leandro, CA 94577, or to the San Lorenzo High School Boosters Club.