Date of Death: January 26, 2019
The family will receive friends on Sunday, February 3, 2019 from 2:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. at the Hohner Funeral Home.
Funeral Services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, February 4, 2019 at the Hohner Funeral Home with Monsieur Mike Hazard officiating.
Interment will be held in Riverside Cemetery, Three Rivers, MI.
William “Bill” Allen Kline, age 69, of Three Rivers, passed away on January 26, 2019 at the Bronson Methodist Hospital following a very brief illness. He was born on July 28, 1949 in Three Rivers, MI., the son of the late Charles and Geraldine (Fitch) Kline.
Bill graduated from Three Rivers High School and furthered his education at Glen Oaks and later Michigan Technological University. Bill was a regional sales manager for the Johnson Corp., now Kadant Johnson and most recently was a co-owner of Steam Systems Corp out of Ohio.
Bill was an avid member briefly serving as a trustee of the Three Rivers B.P.O.E. #1248, the Three Rivers Eagles #2303 and a Past President of the Jaycee’s. He coached several years with T.R. Little League and Rocket Football and served years ago on the TR Posse. In his youth, he was an active member of 4-H in St. Joe County. Bill was a jack of all trades. He loved working with wood, fishing, cooking meals for family and friends and generally helping anyone he could. He was an excellent photographer. His true love and passion was family, especially his grandchildren, whom he adored.
Mr. Kline was preceded in death by his parents, one son, Jason Kline, one sister, Susan Kline and first wife Patricia (Gilchrist) Kline.
He leaves to cherish his loving memory, his wife Colleen (Gilchrist) Kline; one daughter, Kim (Micah) Peet, of Centreville, MI.; one brother, Tom (Pat) Kline, of Kalamazoo, MI.; six beloved grandchildren, Gaily, Hannah, Meghan, Joshua, Emma, and Adelaide. Many nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be donated to the Pathfinder Center or Shriner’s Children’s Hospital. Envelopes are available at the funeral home.
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