Mary Teresa Kloster, 49, of Phoenix, formerly of Yakima, died Friday at home. Ms. Kloster was born and raised in Yakima. She managed multiple clothing stores in Yakima and the Seattle area for many years. She worked for Seattle Ship Supply for six years and later owned and operated the A & W Restaurant and Taco Del Mar in the Yakima Mall. She also worked for Sound Safety Co. in Seattle before moving back to Yakima. In 2013 she moved to the Phoenix area.
Survivors include nine siblings, Thomas Kloster, Ann Allen, Jerry Kloster, Bill Kloster, Jim Kloster and Richard Kloster, all of Yakima, Earl Kloster of Seward, Alaska, Barbara Orton of Ketchikan, Alaska, and Pat Kloster of Kodiak, Alaska.
Vigil services will be at 6 p.m. Friday at Brookside Funeral Home and Crematory in Moxee. Mass of Christian burial will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at St. Paul Cathedral, Yakima. Private family inurnment will be in Calvary Cemetery, Yakima.