Kleinebreil, Mary Lou (Plas), Saginaw, Michigan


Beloved wife, mother, grandmother and sister passed away Wednesday, May 25, 2011 at St. Mary’s of Michigan Medical Center. Age 67 years. The daughter of the late Joseph and Nan (Missura) Plas, Mary Lou was born July 24, 1943 in Saginaw, Michigan. She married Michael Kleinebreil on June 5, 1971 and would have celebrated 40 years of marriage next month. He survives her. Mary Lou was employed as an operator at Michigan Bell Telephone Company 33 years until retirement in 1996. She was a member of St. Matthew Catholic Church and its Altar Society, Telephone Pioneers of America and the Red Hat Society. Mary Lou enjoyed playing cards, swimming and, most of all, spending time with her grandsons. Surviving besides her husband Mike are two daughters and their spouses, Marissa and Scott McDonald, Western Springs, Illinois; Michelle and Kurt Hawkins, Milan, Michigan; four grandsons, Brayden, Carson, Ashton and Jacob; two sisters and one brother, Cathy and Don Manning, Joe and Jan Plas, Noel and Dr. David Closs; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Ed Sager, Theresa and Jim Ciszewski, Don and Grace Granger, Norman Kleinebreil, Donald and Cathy Kleinebreil, Roy and Marlene Kleinebreil, Richard and Wanda Kleinebreil, Mary Johnston and Jim Fryer, Rose Kleinebreil, Chuck and Judy Kleinebreil, Peter and Rose Kleinebreil, Paul and Marcia Kleinebreil, Phillip and Connie Kleinebreil, Alice and Peter Barnes; many nieces and nephews. Mary Lou was preceded in death by two sisters, Nancy Sager and Ellen Plas, and by her sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Joey Granger, Carol Kleinebreil, Ann Schroeder and Jimmy Kleinebreil. Funeral Liturgy will take place on Friday, May 27, 2011 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Matthew Catholic Church. Rev. Fr. George J. Serour will officiate with burial in St. Andrew Cemetery. Friends may call at The Snow Funeral Home, 3775 N. Center Road, (between Shattuck and McCarty), where the family will be present on Thursday from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and at St. Matthew Catholic Church on Friday from 9:30 a.m. until time of Mass. A Vigil Service, led by Sister Janet Pewoski, SSJ, will take place at 7:00 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to the Emmaus House. www.snowfuneralhome.net