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World War II veteran celebrates 100th birthday

Miami, Florida – Edward Klein, War World II veteran was surprised with an early celebration for his upcoming 100th birthday at the Cooper City pickleball courts.
According to his family, Klein was born November 13, 1921, and has been a cantor at Temple Ner Tamid in Miami Beach for 50 years and a composer of Jewish music.
He was married to Adrienne for 58 years who passed away in 2003 and has five children, 11 grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren.
Klein has officiated the weddings of all of his children and grandchildren.
Edward Klein was a professional performer in Miami Beach hotels, an avid golfer, and has Bar Mitzvah over 100 boys.
When asked about the secret to life. He says live for today and enjoy a martini and a cigar.

Alfred Duncan

Alfred Duncan is a senior editor at The South Florida Daily, where he oversees our coverage of politics, misinformation, health and economics. Alfred is a former reporter and editor for BuzzFeed News, National Geographic and USA Today.

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