ULYSSES — Derek Shane Klein, 45, died Monday, July 31, 2017, at his home in rural Grant County. 

He was born Nov. 3, 1971, in Ulysses, to Gerald and Joyce Bruntzel Klein. He graduated from school in Ulysses in 1990. 

Mr. Klein was a lifetime farmer and also worked at Skyland Grain. 

Survivors include a son, Brady Klein of Ulysses; his mother, Joyce Klein of Salina; a sister, Lexy Klein of Salina; his grandmother, Rosalyn Bruntzel of Larned; and a grandson.

He was preceded in death by his father, Jerry; a sister, Teri Jo Klein; a brother, Troy Klein; and his grandfather, Ed Bruntzel.

Funeral will begin at 10 a.m. Friday at Shelton Memorial Christian Church in Ulysses. Burial will follow at Ulysses Cemetery.

Visitation hours are 6 to 8 p.m. today at Garnand Funeral Home in Ulysses.

Condolences may be posted at www.garnandfuneralhomes.com. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the Derek Klein Memorial Fund, in care of the funeral home, 405 W. Grant Ave., Ulysses, KS 67880.