Ruth "Cookie" Klein, age 88, of Altamonte Springs, passed away on Monday, January 28, 2019, at Brookdale Lake Orienta in Altamonte Springs. Ruth was born on December 16, 1930, in Baltimore, Maryland, to the late Morris and Sarah Reiner Himelfarb. A homemaker, she married Marvin S. Klein, her husband of 68 years who survives her, in Baltimore on January 7, 1951. They relocated to the Orlando area in 1990. In addition to her husband, Ruth is survived by her daughter, Anita Klein of New Hampshire and her grandchildren, Bryce Klein (Augusta Wood) and Annie Klein (Evan Weiser). She is also survived by her nephews Stan (Kim) Friedman of Orlando and Murray Friedman (Greg Johnson) of Rosarita MX, and her daughter-in-law Rita Klein Buenger of Arizona. She was predeceased by her son, Scott Sherman Klein, in 2007.