Joan Kleiber, formerly of 1201 Michigan Avenue, Gladstone died on September 7, 2006. Joan was born on April 2, 1929, in Manistique, Mi, the daughter of Emily (Dupont) and John J.Weber.
Mrs. Kleiber attended St. Francis de Sales School and graduated from Manistique High School in 1946. She attended St. Scholastica College, Northern Michigan University and Michigan State University. She earned her teaching certificate in 1948 and taught kindergarten in Rock, Michigan and preschool in Gladstone, Michigan.
On November 23, 1950, she married John F. Kleiber at St. Francis de Sales Parish in Manistique. They lived in Rock until moving to Gladstone in 1963. Mrs. Kleiber lived her life as homemaker and loving mom to her eight children and her many grandchildren.
Mrs. Kleiber is survived by seven children and their spouses: Emily Kleiber and Rodney Parkonnen, Kathy and Pete Hillman, Kris Katarincic, Edie Raffin, John and Carol Kleiber, Jeff and Karen Kleiber, Dan and Tina Kleiber; nineteen grandchildren and spouses: Bob and Michelle Hart, Jenn Hart, Andy and Kelly Hart, Liz Hart, Molly Rice, Martin Rice, Tyler Hillman, Jami Katarincic, Chad Katarincic, Jack Kleiber, Jayne Kleiber, Travis Ingish, Brittany Ingish, Kelsey Kleiber, Zoey Kleiber, Danielle Kleiber, Paige Kleiber, Conner Kleiber, Carly Kleiber and six great grandchildren: Christian Hart, Jake Hart, Emily Hart, Hunter Hart, Wyatt Hart, Clay Hart. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jack Kleiber, one daughter, Jayne Kleiber, her brothers Ken and Tony Weber and her parents.