Earl Kline, 90, of Washington, passed away Wednesday at 2:53 a.m. at Washington Nursing Center.
Born Nov. 12, 1917 in Clay City, he was the son of George Washington and Lilla B. (Cooprider) Kline.
He was a 1935 graduate of Linton-Stockton High School and had worked for N.G. Gilbert Construction of Indiana where he was a superintendent. He was a member of the Washington Masonic Lodge, the ABC Bowling League and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers from whom he received a 50-year membership pin.
He is survived by two daughters, Patricia (Roy) Burton of Washington and Barbara (Fred) Hartz of LaGrange; one brother Howard Kline of Corydon; one sister Uglenna Livingston of Worthington; 11 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren and a son-in-law, William Emmerling of Elizabethtown, Ky.
Preceding him in death is his wife, Viola Lavern (Resch) Kline, whom he married Oct. 21, 1939 and she died Feb. 7, 1995 and one daughter, Lynnette Emmerling, who died Sept. 22, 2006; four brothers, Lloyd, Kenneth, Owen, and Glen Kline; and one sister, Mattie Colvin.
Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Ed Lee Mortuary with Rev. Bill Mallott officiating. Burial will follow in Sugarland Memory Gardens.
Visitation will be 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at the mortuary with a Masonic Service.
Online condolences may be sent to www.edleemortuary.com.