Mae M. Klein

Mae M. Klein of Perryville died on Friday, July 12, 2019, at Independence Care Center in Perryville. She was 89 years old.

She was born December 11, 1929 in Kaskaskia, Illinois.

She was married to Albert E. Klein on June 24, 1950, and he preceded her in death.

She is survived by two daughters, Linda Wibbenmeyer and her husband Bernie of Perryville, Brenda Klein of Perryville; one sister, Georgia Junghans of St. Louis; one brother, Robert DeRousse of Belleville, Illinois; one grandson, Travis Wibbenmeyer of Perryville.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by four brothers, Leo Buatte, James Buatte Sr., Donald DeRousse, Arthur “Curly” DeRousse; two sisters, Ada Pitt, Lorene Kriete; her father, Bernard DeRousse; and her mother, Minnie (Sneeringer) Buatte DeRousse.

She was a member of the VFW Auxiliary and the Country Music Associates Hall in St. Mary.

Visitation will be at 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, July 27, at Basler Funeral Home in Ste. Genevieve. Burial will be at Immaculate Conception Cemetery in St. Mary at a later date. Basler Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

Memorials may be made to Crown Hospice, Kaskaskia Island Cemetery or St. Mary Cemetery.

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