Under a harvest moon, on Oct. 4, 2017, Mary Lou Kline entered into rest at the age of 79, in Great Falls, at the Cambridge Assisted Living Facility.
Born on Oct. 22, 1937, to Alvin Deha-rdt Jordan and Della Mary Strong of Billings. Mary Lou met and married Raymond Leroy Kline and from this union six children were born: Melody Marie Cunnington of Conrad, Judy Kay Kline Olsen of Sidney, Nebraska, Lydia Ann Kline of Great Falls, Gerald Leroy Kline formerly of Snowhomish, Washington, Richard Andrew Kline formerly of Billings, and Gregory Scott Kline of Billings.
Mary Lou is survived by her children; sister, Louella Linger of Laurel; and numerous nieces, nephews, and grandchildren. She was proceeded in death by husband, Raymond Leroy Kline, formerly of Billings; grandson, Matthew Robert Olsen; granddaughter, Ginny Katherine Olsen; sons, Richard Andrew Kline and Gerald Leroy Kline, and daughter, Melody Marie Cunnington.
Mary Lou is a member of the Church of Latter Day Saints. She enjoyed singing, playing the piano for her church every Sunday, and spending time with her family.
She did secretarial work at Rocky Mountain College. She enjoyed creative writing, the bowling league, playing cards, dancing and seamstress. There was not an animal Mary Lou didn’t love.
She spent most of her married life in Lewistown, raising her children and being engaged in the community doing work with the Fraternal Order of Eagles (FOE) raising money in her club for humanitarian needs.
Mary Lou’s Funeral will be held on Thursday, Oct. 12, at 10 a.m., at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 3595 Monad, Billings.
Condolences to the family may be shared at www.croxfordfuneralhome.com.