Mary Louise Kleiman, 82, died Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at her home in Iuka. She was born on Oct. 2, 1930 in Iuka, the daughter of Eugene and Eulah (Lawrence) Helsel.

Mary attended the Iuka United Methodist Church and worked at TG&Y, Gibsons, Mammal's and Skaggs Ace Hardware.

On July 8, 1953 she married Donald S. Kleiman in Preston. He preceded her in death on Dec. 20, 2011.

She is survived by three daughters, Diana and Jerry Krehbiel of Kingman, Cheryl and Mark Eckoff of Pratt and Enola and Ralph Williams of Langdon; one sister, Irene & H.D. Norris of Hutchinson; nine grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

Mary was preceded in death by her husband, a grandson, a brother, Harold Helsel and a sister, Thelma Helsel.

Visitation will be Saturday from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sunday from 1 to 8 p.m. at Larrison Mortuary, 300 Country Club Road, Pratt. Funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday, March 18 at the Iuka United Methodist Church with Chaplain Ron Moser presiding. Burial will be in Iuka Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Pratt Area Humane Society in care of the mortuary. Condolences may be left at