Delores Mae Kleine was born on March 12, 1956, to Lyle and Barbara (Hildebrand) Hesby, in Bagley, Minnesota. She was baptized and confirmed in her faith in International Falls, Minnesota. Delores attended school in International Falls and years later furthered her education by attending vocational school in Jackson, Minnesota and it was also here where she met the love of her life, Dennis.
On June 24, 1989, Delores was united in marriage to Dennis Kleine at St. Stephen Lutheran Church in Marshall. The couple made their home in Marshall in 1986. Delores began working various jobs, but found her niche when she began working at True Value in Marshall in 1994. She loved to help her customers and many became friends.
Delores loved her family and the time she spent with them. Her idea of a wonderful day was spending it with her beloved husband, Dennis camping and cruising together in the golf cart. She cherished family get togethers and enjoyed making memories and playing games with the grandkids.
Delores is survived by her husband, Dennis Kleine of Marshall; children, Douglas (Rita) Bahr of Sanborn, Timothy (Shantele) Bahr of Lynd, Tenika (Dillon) Bahr of Lynd, Clifford (Anna) Bahr of Marshall; grandchildren, Christopher, Mike, Ashley, Brittany, Skylar, Brandon, Breana, Jasmine, Vincent, Jaiden, Hunter, Rayna, Coltyn, Hailey, Kody, Sierra, Lexi, Zayn, Ezra; great grandchildren, Trynity, Konner, Avery, Santos, Buckley, Baby Bre; siblings, DiAnne (Larry) Koob of St. Cloud, Dennis Hesby of Federal Heights, CO, Debbie Smeeth of Thunder Bay, ON; Douglas (Idella) Hesby of Milford, IA, DeeRae (Dale) Vortherms of Spirit Lake, IA, Danny (Karin) Hesby of Rochester, Dana (Betty) Hesby of Spencer, IA; brothers and sisters-in-law, Duane (Donna) Kleine of Cottage Grove, Charleen (John) Helgesen of Fergus Falls, Don (Jill) Kleine of Alexandria, Doug (Brenda) Kleine of Marshall, Cheryl (Kevin) Koenen; other relatives and many friends.
Preceding her in death were her parents, Lyle and Barbara Hesby; father and mother-in-law, Fred and Arlene Kleine; siblings, Donna, Donny, Dean.