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Thelma M. Kline
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Thelma M. Kline

Themla M. Kline, 82, St. Joseph, Missouri passed away Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at her home.
She was born August 3, 1934 in Ravenwood, Missouri to Jesse D. and Myrtle Cox and was raised a farm girl, graduated from Savannah High School and Platte Gard Business College.
Thelma married Marion Richard “Dick” Kline at Savannah Methodist Church on September 3, 1953.
She was a Director of Mother’s Day Out and truly loved those little ones. After retiring she enjoyed traveling in their motorhome for seven years, spending about six months on the road and the other six months at home.
Thelma was a hard worker, loved her family, church, and enjoyed friends and playing games. Family gatherings and having her family home for the holidays was her favorite thing.
She was a member of Ashland United Methodist Church where she and her family were very active, she was a member of PEO Chapter ED, and Methodist Christian Women’s Circle. She enjoyed working in the different activities and lived a Christian life.
She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Jesse L. Cox and Charles R. Cox.
Survivors include her husband; sons, Richard Lee Kline (LeeAnn) and Keith Daniel Kline (Sarena); four grandchildren, Jared Kline (Jordan), Desiree Howard (Jared), Brett Kline (Jen), Erin Kline (Justin); and four great-grandchildren.
Farewell Services 10:00 A.M. Friday, Ashland United Methodist Church. Interment Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will gather with friends 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. Thursday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory, where friends may call after 5:00 P.M. Thursday. The family request memorial contributions to Ashland United Methodist Church, PEO Cottey College or to the charity of your choice.

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Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory

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Saint Joseph, MO 64506





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Ashland United Methodist Church

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st. Joseph , Missouri 64504

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Memorial Park Cemetery

St. Joseph , Missouri

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Ashland United Methodist Church

2711 Ashland Ave
St. Joseph, MO 64506

PEO Cottey College

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