Frances E. Kleine, 88, of Blue Springs, Mo (formerly of Slater, Mo) passed away January 8, 2017. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 am Friday January 13th at St. John LaLande Catholic Church, 805 N.W. RD Mize Road, Blue Springs, Mo.
Visitation will be 6:00 – 7:30 pm Thursday at the church, with the rosary beginning at 7:30 pm. Burial will be at the Missouri Veterans Cemetery, Higginsville, Mo. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to Benet Hill Monastery of Colorado Springs, Inc., 3190 Benet Lane, Colorado Springs, CO 80921. (Benethillmonastery.org)
Fran was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother ,sister and friend who worked as a school counselor and teacher for over 40 years. She helped many young people find their way. She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Slater, Mo. It was her joy to live her most productive years in the beloved community of Slater. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert L. Kleine, 2 brothers, Clem and Bob. Survivors include her sister, Sr. Helen Zecha, brother, Tom Zecha, Sr., sons and daughters in law, Mike and Kathy Kleine, Peter and Karol Kleine, Joe and Dana Kleine, John and Amy Kleine, 12 grandchildren, and 3 great grandchildren. On line condolences may be sent to Meyersfuneralchapel.com.