Mary (Wright) Klein

August 7, 1921 - July 17, 2020

Mary's Obituary

Mary (Wright) Klein, 98 of St. Joseph, passed away Friday, July 17, 2020.

Mary was born August 7, 1921, in Barnard, Missouri, to the late Ruel "Dick" & Alice (Crain) Kiser. She received her Bachelor's Degree in Education, and started her career in a one-room schoolhouse. She retired as a teacher in St. Joseph after 27 years of teaching.

She married Gene Wright and had 4 children; Greg Wright, Sr., Gayle Saxton, Garvin Wright, and Greta Wells. After Gene's passing in 1986, she married Anthony Klein in 1996 until his passing.

Preceded in death are her parents; husbands; son Greg Wright, Sr., and sister Twila Hutson

Surviving are, children Greta Wells, Garvin Wright (Joyce Handy), Gayle Saxton (Henry Hilsenbeck); 11 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; 19 great-great-grandchildren; and 4 great-great-great grandchildren.

Ms. Klein was a member of the Eagles Auxiliary #49. A memorial service will be held 2:00 PM Sunday, July 26, 2020 at Eagles Lodge; 2004 N Belt Hwy, St. Joseph, MO. The family has requested no flowers.

She has been cremated under the care of Heaton-Bowman-Smith & Sidenfaden Chapel

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    St. Joseph, Missouri 64506

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