Mae U. Kline, 89, Luther Acres head cook, had a passion for animals, doll collector

By on December 7, 2016

Mae U. Kline, 89, of Lititz, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016, at Pleasant View Retirement Community, following a brief illness.

Born in Manheim, she was the daughter of the late Clayton and Katie Nauman Ulrich. Mae was the loving wife of Paul B. Kline, and they observed their 69th wedding anniversary in April.

Mae loved cooking; she worked in the food service department for Luther Acres for 32 years, some of those years as head cook. She enjoyed collecting dolls, gardening, traveling, and attending tractor shows with her husband. Throughout her life she had a passion for animals and she especially loved her cats.

Surviving in addition to her husband, Paul, are two sons: Ron, husband of Florence Bixler Kline; Jeffrey, husband of Alvina Holland Kline; two daughters: Nancy, wife of Wade Hall; Carol, wife of Ken Weaver, all of Lititz; nine grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; two sisters: Grace, wife of Russell Yost; Esther Watts; and a sister-in-law: Minerva Ulrich, all of Lititz.

Preceding her in death are two brothers: Martin and Roy Ulrich; and a stepbrother: Clarence Nauman.

Services were held Dec. 7 in the Hoffer Auditorium at Pleasant View Retirement Community, Manheim. Interment was in St. John’s Lutheran Cemetery, Brickerville.

To send the family online condolences, visit Buch Funeral Home, Lititz, was entrusted with the arrangements.

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