The Musical Miser Who Gave Away a Million

Henry Klooster, a bookkeeper who died at 98, never spent more than $1,000 on a "new" car, used paper-clips to keep his curtains together, and owned but a single bowl and spoon. After Klooster died, his friends were stunned to find out that he left more than a million dollars to various groups. "He was a millionaire, this guy, and he never spent a penny of it until he died," says one pal.
-- Muskegon Chronicle  

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Jennifer Meese, Muskegon Chronicle Staff Writer.

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