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Jean I. Kline

July 29, 1923 January 5, 2019
Jean I. Kline
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Obituary for Jean I. Kline

Jean I. Kline age 95 of Sturgis, Michigan passed away Saturday afternoon, January 5, 2019 at the Borgess Medical Center in Kalamazoo, Michigan.
She was born July 29, 1923 in Iron River, Michigan daughter of the late Harold and Clara (Asplund) Sensiba.
Jean resided in Sturgis since 1947 coming from Land O’ Lakes, Wisconsin.
On April 29, 1944 she married Paul H. Kline in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin. He died April 3, 1999.
She had been employed by the Jewel Food Company in Chicago, Walgreen Drug Stores in Chicago, Waukegan and Sturgeon Bay. She also worked at the Great Lakes Naval Training Station and LD Smith Shipyards in Sturgeon Bay.
Jean was very active and always willing to give of her time. Some of her many activities and memberships included past president of the American Legion Auxiliary, past president of the Mothers of WWII, Sturgis Hospital Escort Guild, Merry Doers FCE Club, Michiana Christian Women’s Club and Salon #717 of the Eight and Forty and the Burr Oak Home Club. She was a former member of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Burr Oak and was a current member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Sturgis. Jean was a past president of the St. John’s Lutheran Church Ladies Aid and past secretary of the Trinity Lutheran Church Ladies Aid.
She is survived by her children: Pat (Bruce) Johnson of Niles, Christine (Dan) Malone of Sturgis, Kathy Kline of Sturgis, Wendy (Greg) Yesh of Burr Oak, Tom (Pam) Kline of Mendon, Terry Kline of Sturgis and Kerry Kline of Sturgis; eight grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; four great great grandchildren; one sister: Ruth LaChance of White Fish, Montana; one brother: Lee Sensiba of Tucson, Arizona and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; one brother: Thomas Sensiba and her beloved Aunt “Mim” Asplund.
The family will receive friends from 4:00-6:00 P.M. Thursday at the Rosenberg Chapel of Hackman Family Funeral Homes, 807 E. Chicago Rd., Sturgis, MI 49091, 269-651-3284 where funeral services celebrating the life of Jean I. Kline will be held at 11:00 A.M. Friday. The Rev. Calvin Kolzow of Trinity Lutheran Church will officiate. In accordance with her wishes cremation will follow the services. Private burial of the ashes will take place at Oak Lawn Cemetery in Sturgis at a later date.
In lieu of flowers the family suggests those wishing to make a memorial donation in Mrs. Kline’s memory consider the Sturgis Wind Symphony, P.O. Box 164, Sturgis, MI 49091 or Trinity Lutheran Church, 406 S. Lakeview Ave., Sturgis, MI 49091.
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4:00 PM 1/10/2019 4:00:00 PM - 6:00 PM 1/10/2019 6:00:00 PM
Rosenberg Chapel of Hackman Family Funeral Homes

807 E. Chicago Rd
Sturgis, MI 49091

Rosenberg Chapel of Hackman Family Funeral Homes
807 E. Chicago Rd Sturgis 49091 MI
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11:00 AM 1/11/2019 11:00:00 AM
Rosenberg Chapel of Hackman Family Funeral Homes

807 E. Chicago Rd
Sturgis, MI 49091

Rosenberg Chapel of Hackman Family Funeral Homes
807 E. Chicago Rd Sturgis 49091 MI
United States

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Oak Lawn Cemetery Final Resting Place

300 E. South Street
Sturgis, Michigan 49091

300 E. South Street Sturgis 49091 Michigan
United States

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