Mary Kane Connelly

May 30, 1930December 1, 2018

Mary Kane Connelly age 88 of Ann Arbor, passed away Saturday, December 1, 2018. Cremation has taken place. She was born May 30, 1930 in St. Charles, MO to Emil and Alice (nee Bruening) Rohlfing. Her family lived in St. Louis and Kansas City, MO before moving to Detroit where Mary graduated from Cooley H.S. She was married for 53 years to her first husband, William (Jerry) Kane in who passed away in 2004. They lived in Ann Arbor where she worked as an Admin. Asst. for E.F. Hutton. She is survived by her husband of 12½ years, Brian and his children; Patrick (Deborah) Connelly of Mt. Pleasant, MI, Michael (Sharon) Connelly of Freeport, FL and Kelly (Joseph) Schulz of Ann Arbor, MI, twelve grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Mary is also survived by her nephews; Michael (Linda) Kane of Stevensville, MI, Patrick (Mary) Kane of Trenton, MI her niece Terry Kane of Riverview, MI., and her cousins; Tom Bruening, Tim Bruening and Peggy Bruening Clark of St. Charles, MO. Mary was a very classy, spiritual and beautiful lady who loved life including playing mahjong, cards, golf and always laughed at Brian’s jokes and stories even though she had endured them many times before. A Celebration of Life will be held in her honor on Friday, December 14, 2018 at 11:00AM at The First Congregational Church, 608 E. William St., Ann Arbor, MI 48104. Memorial contributions may be made to the First Congregational Church of Ann Arbor.


14 December

A Christian Memorial Service

11:00 am

First Congregational Church

608 E. William Street
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104


Mary Kane Connelly

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