Mary Jane KlaboMary Jane Klabo, 74, Valley City, and long-time resident of Pembina, N.D. passed away January 28, 2013 in Sanford Hospital in Valley City. A funeral mass will be held at Assumption Catholic Church in Pembina, N.D. on Thursday, January 31st at 2:00 p.m. Burial will take place at St. Catherine's Catholic cemetery in Valley City, N.D.
Mary Jane was born February 24, 1938. She was the eldest daughter of L.P. "Pat" Malone and Josephine (Bosch) Malone of Linton, N.D. Mary Jane grew up in Linton where she attended St. Anthony's Catholic School through grade 8 and Linton High School where she graduated as co-valedictorian. She went on to attend the University of North Dakota where she met the love of her life, Gordon N. Klabo. Mary Jane and Gordon (Gordy) were married at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Linton on June 9, 1958. The couple lived in Bismarck and Parshall, N.D. before settling in Pembina, N.D. where the couple lived until retirement.