Sidney Kleinhans Sr., 55, of Watervliet (formerly Schodack Landing) passed away on Saturday, October 3, 2020. He was born on January 21, 1965 in Albany, NY to Percy II and the late Claudia (Bingham) Kleinhans. Sid was a “jack of all trades” and worked as a street sweeper for Wilde Construction, a snow plow operator for Leckonby’s, a Warehouse “Supervisor” for Everett Rd Storage and Handling, Hewitt’s in East Greenbush, Kleinhans Home Services, Hamilton Printing and a school bus driver for Durham School Services.
Sid loved spending time with his family and friends, hunting and fishing and would help anyone and everyone who needed him. He was never afraid to speak his mind whether you liked it or not.
Sid is survived by his wife, Maria (Travis) Kleinhans, his children Joshua (Randy) Kleinhans, Amanda (TJ) Kleinhans, Keith (Ashley) Kleinhans, Jacquelyn (Mark) Kleinhans, Jack-Coty (Nay) Ketzer, Dianna (Jason) Donnelly and Sidney Jr (Courtney) Kleinhans. He was also survived by his brother Percy (Linda) Kleinhans III, Cindy (Roy) Haverly and predeceased by his brother Jerry Kleinhans. He was son in law to Vernon and the late Jean Benedict, brother in law to Peter (Dawn) Travis, Pam (Darren) Blair, Sharry (Dan) Hines, Mark (Ronda) Benedict, Scott (Rebecca) Benedict and the late Russell Benedict.
He was Poppy to Riley, Wyatt, Kaiden, Ayla, Michael, Octavia, Mark, Karsen, Connor, Elijah and Gabriella. He is survived by many nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews. He also leaves behind his beloved fur babies Carter, Paco and Winston.
Visitation will be from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm on Wednesday, October 7, 2020 at the House of Praise, 1688 US 9, Castleton, NY. Funeral arrangements are being handled by Ray Funeral Home.
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