Have recently come across some papers and photos of this family.I`m not related,nor am I doing any research on them.I have the certified death certificate of Erich Frank Kleist b.24 Nov 1899 in Ill.and d.14 Apr 1953 in Ill.His occupation was office mgr.for battery mfg.co. Res.110 w.113th st.Chicago, Cook Co. Ill.His father was Oswald and mother was Amelia Kleist nee Schmidt Cause of death was Broncho Genic Carcinoma of left lung.1 1/2 years Inter. Cedar Park Cem. Calumet Park, Cook Co. Ill. Others listed by first name are: Otto b.1902,Adolph b.1907,Elanore b.1914, Jennie b.1906, Christian b.1911.Oswald the father was b.1866-Mo. and Amelia b.1877-Oh. Please feel free to contact me if you have any interest.