Mary Klein (1938 - 2018)

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OVERLAND PARK-Klein, Mary God grant eternal peace to Mary Louise (Stanley) Klein, loving wife, mother, and grandmother. She passed from this life to the next on May 2, 2018. Mary Lou was born in Wichita, Kansas on August 24, 1938. She graduated from St. Mary's Cathedral High School where she was a cheerleader her junior and senior years. She studied ballet during her school years, and oil and watercolor painting in her adult life. She married Norman Klein at 18 and spent the next several years raising her family and, "trying to keep her three boys from hurting themselves and each other." She enjoyed caring for her family, playing bridge, treasure hunting at garage sales, raising African violets, taking walks, family games of Aggravation, and watching Sister Angelica's program. Her passion was her faith. She enjoyed going to Mass and she prayed the rosary every night for us all. Mary Lou was as sweet as she was beautiful and will be missed by all that had the pleasure of knowing her. She is preceded in death by her husband, Norman Klein; parents, Harold and Marguerite Stanley; sister, Jane Henrion; and brother, Harold Stanley Jr. Left to cherish her memory are her sister and husband, Katherine Elizabeth (Stanley) and brother-in-law Larry Kincheloe; sons, Michael (Terri), David (Therese) and Robert (Barbara); and grandchildren, Samantha Klein, Nichole (Ben) Hosack, Ryan Klein and Berkeley Klein; and many nieces, nephews, and other family members. The family will receive guests starting at 6:30 p.m., with Rosary to begin at 7 p.m., on Sunday, May 20, at St. Mark Catholic Church, 19230 West 29th St. N., Colwich, Kansas. Funeral Mass at St. Mark Catholic Church, Colwich Kansas, at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, May 21, with lunch following. Graveside service at 1:30 p.m. at Resurrection Cemetery, 1640 N. Maize Rd, Wichita, Kansas. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to Recovery International. Fond memories and condolences may be left for the family at
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Johnson County Funeral Chapel & Memorial Gardens
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Published in The Wichita Eagle on May 16, 2018
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