Kenneth Charles Kline, age 90, of Edina, MO, died Wednesday, June 26, 2013, in the Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville, MO. He was born August 22, 1922, in Dunlap, IA, the son of Charles Leslie and Fern Fiona Pace Kline. On July 8, 1955, at the Edina Christian Church he was united in
He was born August 22, 1922, in Dunlap, IA, the son of Charles Leslie and Fern Fiona Pace Kline.
On July 8, 1955, at the Edina Christian Church he was united in marriage to Carol June Dye and they would have celebrated their fifty-eighth year of marriage in a few days.
Kenny was raised in Iowa where he received his education in Dunlap and several other communities.
As a young man he worked in a variety of different jobs such as plumbing, carpentry, agriculture, sales and farming. He drove a gasoline transport for Jewel Mason in Rutledge for several years, owned and operated a hardware and propane business in Rutledge and drove a school bus in Rutledge. He enjoyed watching Boxing, Baseball, the History Channel, raising Hereford Cattle, farming and spending time with his children and grandchildren.
Kenny was a member of the Edina Christian Church.
Surviving are his wife June Kline of Edina, MO, three children, Kathleen Ann Pinson and Rick of Edina, MO, Clayton Kline and Jacki of Edina, MO, and Clinton Kline and Cheryl of Cedar Hill, MO, nine grandchildren, Gretchen Haage, Eric Morrison, Mitch Pinson and Cheyenne, Rachel Kline, Elijah Kline, Joshua Kline, Anna Kline, Leo Kline and Shereen, and Brian Kline and Sabrina Sizemore, fourteen great grandchildren, Aaron Haage and Teaira, Tahnee Forquer, Gunnar Pinson, Emberlynn Pinson, Mariah Pinson, Christian Ownbey, Hayden Chambers, Noah Kline, Benjamin Kline, Jasmine Kline, Landon Kline, Nathaniel Sizemore, MaKayla Hatter, and Jordan Kline, and two great great grandchildren Katie Haage and Emmaleigh Haage and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents, four grandchildren, Darryn Morrison, Benjamin and Kendall Kline, and Josh Pinson, one sister Mabel Tunnell and one brother Lyle Kline.
Funeral services were held 3 p.m. Sunday, June 30, 2013, at the Hudson-Rimer Funeral Home in Edina, MO. Reverend Maynard Blackwood officiated at the services. Burial was in the Millport Cemetery. Music was provided by Twila Jones. Casket bearers were Eric Morrison, Aaron Haage, Leo Kline, Brian Kline, Curt Kline, Jack Benny Kline, Albert Eddie Dye, Tom Dye, Elijah Kline and Joshua Kline. Honorary bearers were Bob Glasgow, Don Woodward, Mark Rimer, Ray Prebe, Red Callahan, Mike Kinsel, Bob Larsen, Ralph Johnston, Kenny Cooper, Byron Ewalt, Jack Vaughn, Elma Chancellor, Gretchen Haage, Tahnee Forquer, Kaye Nichols, Tyke Harlow and Bebe Rimer.
Memorials may be made to the Millport Cemetery, Knox County Nutrition Site or Charity of the Donor’s Choice. Memorials may be left at or mailed to Hudson-Rimer Funeral Home, P.O. Box 1, Edina, MO 63537.