Steve "Ocean" KlaasJanuary 12, 1952 ~ August 11, 2017 (age 65)
Steve “Ocean” Klaas, age 65, of Auburn, Alabama, passed away Friday, August 11, 2017 at East Alabama Medical Center in Opelika.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Bernard and Maryanne Klaas; brother, John Klaas; and nephew, Michael Kozub.
Steve is survived by three sisters: Barbara Mitchell (Gary), Margaret Kozub (Robert) and Susan Snell (David); and a host of other nieces and nephews.
Steve followed his passion as a radio personality and worked as a DJ for 44 years. He started his career in Brazil, Indiana and worked his way up into bigger cities and radio stations. He loved life and lived it to the fullest.
His memorial service will be held Sunday, August 13, 2017, 2:00 p.m. in Jeffcoat-Trant Funeral Home Chapel. The family will visit with friends in the lobby after the service. Minister Tom Steed will be officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations made by made to LifeSouth Blood Bank Center, 4039 Newberry Road, Gainesville, FL 32607.
Jeffcoat-Trant Funeral Home & Crematory directing.