Deane A. Kline, 88, formerly of Claypool, died Dec. 1 at Parkview Whitley Hospital in Columbia City. She was born Oct. 28, 1925 in North Manchester to the late Warren and M. Eloise (Peabody).
Mrs. Kline graduated from Chester High School in 1943. She was a member of the former Jr. Jackson Township Home Ec Club and the United Methodist Women. She was a homemaker and a farmer. She married Victor E. Kline on September 14, 1945. He died May 30, 2003.
Mrs. Kline is survived by two sons, Dennis (Dorothy) Kline, Claypool, and David (Patricia) Kline, Pendleton; a daughter, Vicki Turner, Winona Lake, Ind.; a brother-in-law, Max Kline, Fort Wayne; two sisters, Gloria Bell, North Manchester, and Carol Paxson, Fort Wayne; four grandchildren, Christina (Mike) McCaul, Pendleton, William Todd (Jennifer) Kline, White Oak, Ga., Mark Kline, Claypool, Ind., Anita (Chico) Kline-Balbuena, Claypool, Ind.; and three great grandchildren, Nicolas Balbuena Kline, Arya Balbuena Kline and William Kannon Kline. Two brothers predeceased her.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, Dec. 5 at 2 p.m. at McKee Mortuary in North Manchester with Pastor Kent Harting and Jeff Grossnickle officiating. Visitation will be on Wednesday, Dec. 4 from 2-8 p.m. and one hour prior to the service. Burial will be in Pleasant Hill Cemetery in North Manchester.
Preferred memorials are to Peabody Caring Circle, 400 W. Seventh St., North Manchester, IN 46962 or Parkview Home Health & Hospice, 1900 Carew St. Suite 6, Fort Wayne, IN 46805.
Condolences may be sent to mckeemortuary.com.