Kokomo Tribune; Kokomo, Indiana

February 10, 2013

Mary E. Dungan-Klemme

May 12, 1932 - Feb. 9, 2013


— Mary E. Dungan-Klemme, 80, Kokomo, was welcomed into heaven at 9:50 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013. She was born May 12, 1932, in Kokomo, to the late Roy L. and Mary P. (Gaston) Dyer.

Mary graduated from Kokomo High School in 1950. On Aug. 19 of that year, she married Robert E. Dungan in Kokomo, and he preceded her in death in October 1988. On April 29, 1995, in Kokomo, she married Charles E. Klemme. He also preceded her in death in January 2007.

Mary was an active member of New Life Assembly of God. Her savior, Jesus, was the strength and joy of her life. A particularly compassionate person, she was quick to help others in need. Mary retired from Delco Electronics, and enjoyed gardening and caring for her home and yard.       

Mary is survived by her children, Steve (Anita) Dungan, Russiaville, Julie Baker, Kokomo, and Elizabeth (Randy) Hughes, Indianapolis; six grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and a brother, Fred Dyer, Atlanta, Ga.

In addition to her parents and husbands, Mary was preceded in death by her brother, Donald Dyer.   

The family will receive friends from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Ellers Mortuary Webster Street Chapel, 3400 S. Webster St. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at the mortuary, with Pastor Chuck Griffith officiating. Burial will follow in Sunset Memory Garden Cemetery.  

Memorials may be directed to the Missions Department at First Assembly of God. Mary’s obituary and a tribute DVD may be seen at www.ellersmortuary.com.