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Marsha A. Kessler Klein

March 11, 1937 — June 13, 2024

Saginaw

Marsha A. Kessler Klein

Our beloved mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother was born on March 11, 1937 in Saginaw, MI to Jacob and Marcella Kessler Jr. and passed away June 13, 2024 at age 87. 

She was a child of energy and worked in the farm fields, the gardens, and at age 13 got a job at Luxton Drugs. She attended Hess School, SS Peter & Paul Catholic School, transferring to Webber School and graduated from the new Saginaw High School, first class of 1955. Marsha worked various jobs in the Saginaw area while in school. Marsha worked at Michigan Bell Telephone Company for nine years. After raising a family, she went back to work as the first secretary of Spaulding Township for 16 years. This job included the Planning Commission, Historical Society, and an election inspector. Marsha was a 4-H leader for 25 years and the past president of the Saginaw County Fair. She was an artistic painter belonging to the Saginaw Art Guild. She painted in oils, acrylic, water colors, and exhibited in area art shows and fairs. Marsha enjoyed creating crafts, Christmas Santa's, making Brandy, and traveling with Karl. 

Marsha A. Kessler married Karl H. Klein on June 29, 1957 and celebrated 65 years of marriage together. Surviving Marsha are two sons: Lance (Jennifer) Klein of San Diego, Kraig (Christine) Klein of Saginaw, and daughter Marcie Klein of Gladwin; grandchildren: Breghan, Kaleb, Trevor, Jeremy, and Jordyn; great-grandsons Braedyn and Emmett; brother Jacob (Georgia) Kessler. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Karl, parents, parents-in-law, and sister-in-law Nancy Kessler. 

Funeral Liturgy will take place at 11:00 am on Wednesday, June 19, 2024, at St. Francis de Sales Parish, St. Christopher Church, 3945 Williamson Rd. Saginaw, MI 48601. Rev. Fr. Thomas J. McNamara will officiate. Her final resting place will be Oakwood Memorial Mausoleum. Friends may visit with the family at the church Wednesday from 10:00 am until the time of mass. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider St. Francis of Assisi Parish or a charity of their choice. 

Online condolences can be made at https://www.casefuneralhome.com/.

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Visitation

Wednesday, June 19, 2024

10:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

St. Christopher Catholic Church

3945 Williamson Road, Bridgeport, MI 48722

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

St. Christopher Catholic Church

3945 Williamson Road, Bridgeport, MI 48722

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