Mary Elizabeth Kelemen: 1947-2018
Last updated 5/10/2019 at Noon
Mary Elizabeth Kelemen, born March 31, 1947, in Monroe, Michigan, died April 14, 2018, of a cerebral hemorrhage in Seattle, Washington
Mary was the oldest of four girls born to William and Mary Kelemen. Her parents and youngest sister predeceased her.
Mary attended high school at Western Michigan University, achieving a bachelor’s with an accounting degree from Eastern Michigan University. She worked for McKercher Sheltered Workshop and the YWCA as the Financial Officer, then, with a group of women, purchased the Athena Bookstore, an independent bookstore in Kalamazoo, Michigan.