Mary Jane (Kent) Klaeffling, 84, of Greenfield, passed away on Oct. 26, 2008 at Hancock Memorial Hospital in Greenfield.
She was born on Nov. 16, 1923, in Elnora, the daughter of Clyde and Ella (Benham) Kent.
She graduated from the Jordan Conservatory of Music at Butler University and went on to teach music at Indianapolis public schools. She later worked at Meridian Mutual Insurance Company and at Hancock Memorial Hospital. She was a member of Bradley United Methodist Church in Greenfield.
She was married to Hans J. Klaeffling, who survives. Other survivors include: a brother, Ned B. Kent of Sandborn; a sister, Judy A. Shake of Sandborn; four nieces, Billye Ruth (Allen) White, Jamey (Gary) Henderson, Linda Carpenter, and Barbara (Vaughn) Huey; nine nephews, Rodney (Lucy) Kent, Dale (Debbie) Kent, David (Carlene) Kent, Mark (Marilyn) Kent, Bill ( Mary ) Kent, Ned W. ( Glenda ) Kent, Jeff ( Mary ) Kent, Warren (Susan) Shake, and Roger (Cleta) Shake.
A private memorial services will be held at the Bradley United Methodist Church in Greenfield.
Erlewein Mortuary in Greenfield is handling the arrangements.