Mary Ellen Kline, age 89 of Marion, entered into eternal peace Monday July 30, 2012 at Marion Manor. Mary Ellen was born on September 19th, 1922 as the daughter of the late Otto and Pearl (Weir) Gist. She was married to the late Jack Kline and was a devoted mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She loved spending time with family, playing cards and an avid Bingo player. She leaves behind her two daughters, Beverly (Len) Web, Barbara Lindsey, daughter-in-law Margaret Bigford, her five grandsons; Mike (Sara), Rick (Shannin), Dave (Linda) Lindsey, Bryon (Julie) Bigford, Jamie (Trisha) Webb, three granddaughters Sue (Tom) Endsley, Gwen Bigford and Stacy Webb, seven great granddaughters, three great grandsons, one sister Inez (Harold) Van Meter, sister-in-law Twila Gist of Edison and special niece Paula Spitzer of Galion. Mary Ellen attended Salem United Methodist Church of Claridon. She was preceded in death by her son Larry Bigford, her husband Jack Kline, two brothers Virgil and William Gist and two sisters Evelyn Pace and Edith Spitzer.
Funeral Services for Mary Ellen will be held on Wednesday, August 1st, at 1:00 in the Timson Allen & Melroy Funeral Home in Caledonia with Rev. James Van Meter officiating. Interment followed in Caledonia Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home on Wednesday from 11:00 until 1:00.