Melvin I. Klein, 72, retired owner of a West Fullerton printingcompany, died Sunday in St. Francis Hospital, Evanston.
The Skokie resident owned Klein Printing, 3035 W. Fullerton,before retiring five years ago. His son Ralph is president of thecompany, which specializes in printing for charitable organizations.
Mr. Klein was born in the Albany Park area. He graduated fromVon Steuben High School and attended college for two years beforeWorld War II began.
While serving as an Army officer during the war, he oversaw thebuilding of the first Allied bridge across the Rhine River. For hiswork, he was given the Silver Star.
After his discharge, Mr. …