Monday, November 29th, 2010
Mary E. Klenke, 81, Celina, died Nov. 24, 2010, at Knapp Medical Center in Weslaco, Texas.
She was born Nov. 16, 1929, in Coldwater, to Charles and Erma Luken Froning Sr. On July 16, 1949, she married Ralph Klenke, who survives in Celina.
Also surviving are six children, Melody (Eugene) Noggler, Rose Hill, Nancy (Jerry) Prasuhn, Chickasaw, Barb (Jim) Rosendahl, Donna, Texas, Mike (Mary) Klenke, New Hampshire, Joe Klenke, St. Henry, and Pat (Nancy) Klenke, St. Henry; three siblings, Audrey (Joe) Amato, Coldwater, Charles (Lori) Froning, St. Henry, and Carole Carr, Coldwater; 16 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren and a great-great grandchild.
Deceased is a daughter, Teresa Klenke; a grandchild and a great-grandchild.
She was a member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Church in Montezuma. She worked at Behm's Landing.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the church, the Rev. James Dugal officiating. Burial is at the church cemetery.
Calling is 4-8 p.m. Wednesday and 9-10 a.m. Thursday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home in Coldwater.
Condolences may be left at hogenkampfh.com.