Date of Death:  December 10, 2021

Service Details

Visitation will be held Tuesday, December 14, 2021 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Hohner Funeral Home, 1004 Arnold St., Three Rivers. A celebration of life service will be held at a later date.

Obituary Notice

Betty Lou Kline, 87, of Three Rivers, passed away Friday, December 10, 2021 at Rose Arbor Hospice in Kalamazoo.

She was born January 2, 1934 in Palestine, IL, the daughter of Victor and Barbara (Wilder) Correll. When she was 3, Betty and her mother moved to Lansing, MI. As a young adult Betty moved to Kalamazoo.

Betty worked as a receptionist in the optometry office of Dr. Jack Hill, and as a product demonstrator for Show and Tell at Meijer.

On October 30, 1955, she married Jesse Kline in Three Rivers, MI.

Betty was an active member of Center Park United Methodist Church for 60 years and was active in the Three Rivers Health Auxiliary for 50 years, especially with its signature Lights of Love fundraiser of which she was a founding member. She was also involved in Red Hatters and Chatty Chicks.

She enjoyed family, collecting angels, traveling, jigsaw puzzles and league bowling.

Remaining to cherish her memory are two sons, Dennis Kline of Fremont and Doug (Marie) Kline of Three Rivers; one daughter, Vikki Kline of Three Rivers; one granddaughter, Meghan (Dan) Kline-Tuls of Chicago, IL; one great-grandson, Henry Kline-Tuls.

She was preceded in death by her parents and by her husband, Jesse, in 2012.

Additional Information

Donations in Betty’s memory may be directed to Three Rivers Health Auxiliary or Pathfinder Educational Center. Envelopes are available at the funeral home in care of her arrangements.

Betty was known for the many cards with hand-written notes she would send to friends and family. In honor of her memory, the family requests that you send a card or note to someone you cherish or have been thinking about.

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  1. So sad to hear of cousin Bettys passing. Our deepest condolences. They were so kind when we came out to visit in the early nineties. Always had a nice chat at least twice a year. We will miss her cards and letters. ♥️♥️♥️Sincere sympathy to Dennis, Doug, Vikki and families.
    Cousin Joan Hutchinson & family from Fernie (Hosmer) British Columbia Canada as well as all her cousins from the Rambold family.

  2. Thay we souch good new going chuch I got 2 read the funny befour chuch that were best never any one shot h a watendfull family sorry four you lost my heat goes out 2 you all love Michele (singler)Metzger Barbara grandater

    • Betty was a very dear friend. We traveled many places together and had lots of good times. I will miss her dearly. My sincere condolences go out to to her children and their families.
      Marie Mann

  3. We were sad to hear Aunt Betty passed away. We send our condolences to Dennis, Doug, Vikki, Meghan, and the rest of the family. Our thoughts are with you.

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