Dennis W. Martin
December 23, 1949 – October 15, 2013
Nicholas Earl Tabler
December 13, 1935 – September 14, 2018
Harvey Henry Klee, 86, of Lone Grove, Texas, the Chaplain of our Highland Lakes Honor Guard passed away July 24, 2019. He was born to Albert and Elizabeth (Cain) Klee on November 27, 1932 in New York City, New York.
Harvey proudly served his country in the United States Navy and was a veteran of the Korean War. He was an ordained minister, holds a B.A. In Psychology, a Graduate Certificate in Industrial Relations and a Doctorate in Jurisprudence. He was admitted to practice in Texas, California, several United States District Courts, the Fifth and Ninth Circuit Courts of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court, and was an accomplished Corporate Attorney. His passion for the military and our veterans led him to become one of the founding members of the Highland Lakes Honor Guard. Chaplain Klee was appointed National Chaplain of The American Legion at the Legion’s 98th National Convention held in Cincinnati, Ohio August 2016. His book “Following the Path” is a true story of his experience while serving in that capacity. He was a lifetime member of the VFW and the American Legion. In his role as the national chaplain of the American Legion he led the National Prayer in Washington D.C. with President Trump at his side. He was a faithful member of the Highland Lakes United Methodist Church. He was involved in many aspects of the church and would stand in and preach when the pastor was out of town. Harvey was also a Tai-Chi master. He taught Tai-Chi classes at his house as well as at the church. He was responsible for bringing world Tai-Chi day to the United States. Harvey was also an accomplished corporate attorney and was licensed to practice law in the Supreme Court of the United States
He is survived by his wife, Suzanne Klee of Lone grove, Texas, eleven children, fourteen grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and one brother also survive.
Harvey H. Klee, the Chaplain of our Highland Lakes Honor Guard published a book detailing his adventure as National Chaplain for The American Legion.The book, “Following the Path” is a true story of his experience while serving in that capacity. It contains all of the prayers, memorial services, speeches, articles, reports he wrote while National Chaplain, and the events leasing up to his appointment – including the controversial speech he gave at the Legion’s Patriotic Memorial Service in Reno, Nevada the following year and is available for purchase as a 6 X 9 soft-bound print copy for $14.95 plus S/H or downloadable for $10.95 with no S/H through the Texas Chaplains Association at www.texaschaplains.org.
A memorial service will be held at the American Legion in Llano, Texas on August 17, 2019 with the Highland Lakes Honor Guard providing military honors. An online guest register may be signed at www.PutnamCares.com
Robert M. Garst, Jr.
September 11, 1945 – October 14, 2015
Harvey H. Klee
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