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Mary Lu (Widney) Kain

October 11, 1931 ~ January 22, 2022 (age 90)


Mary Lu Kain, age 90 of Auburn passed away on Saturday, January 22, 2022 at Laurels of DeKalb in Butler.

Mrs. Kain was born on October 11, 1931 in Auburn to L. Waite and Berniece (Wible) Widney. 

She married Roger L. Kain on February 3, 1951.  He preceded her in death on June 10, 2010.

Mrs. Kain worked for many years as a school librarian for McKenny-Harrison Elementary school and then DeKalb High School.  After her retirement she worked for eight years at the Indiana License Branch in Auburn. 

She was very active in her church and her community over the years.  She was a member of St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Auburn.  She was a member of the St. Mark’s Women’s Club and she was involved with Stephen’s Ministries through the church for a few years.  She was an avid reader and she was a member of the Eckhart Public Library Board.  She and her husband were both active in the Auburn Elks and the Auburn American Legion.  Mary Lu enjoyed attending swimming classes at the Auburn YMCA and having regular lunch dates and seeing movies with her girlfriends.  She also looked forward to her yearly vacation stays in March to Florida.    

Survivors Include:

Daughter and son-in-law; Susan and Thomas Gyure of Crown Point, Indiana.

Daughter and son-in-law; Mary Ann and Steven Hathaway of Garrett.

Son; Thomas Kain of Auburn.

Son-in-law; Robert Kuntz of Auburn.

Seven grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren.

Sister; Shirley Cameron of Fort Wayne.

Several loving nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband; Roger Kain and one daughter; Linda Kuntz.

A gathering of friends and family will be held on Friday, February 11, 2022 from 5:00 to 7:00 PM at the Feller and Clark Funeral Home, 1860 South Center Street in Auburn. 

Memorial Donations may be made to the St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 211 West Ninth Street, Auburn, Indiana 46706.

Condolences may be sent to the family at and on our Facebook page at Feller and Clark Funeral Homes.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Feller and Clark Funeral Home in Auburn.


Gathering of Family and Friends
February 11, 2022

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Feller and Clark Funeral Home, Auburn
1860 South Center Street
Auburn, Indiana 46706

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