We lost a member of the Kline family this week. Barbara Louise Kline died Thursday, May 10, at her home in Rootstown.
Barbara was born 8 Oct 1932 in Ravenna and was one of 13 children of Joseph Kline and Helen (Knapp) Kline.
Barbara married her high school sweetheart, William Kline, on May 10, 1952, at Immaculate Conception Church in Ravenna, Ohio. Barbara passed away on what would have been their 66th wedding anniversary. William died in 2016.
William built a home in Rootstown, Ohio where he and Barbara raised their five children and where she lived for the remainder of her life.
Barbara is survived by her children Becky (Dan) Bailey of Deerfield, Beverly (Deral) White of Freedom, Bill (Chris) Kline of Rootstown, Kathy (Dave) DeSalvo of Rootstown and Janet (Dale Mickley) Vair of Rootstown; 13 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren; her brother, James Kline of Rhode Island and Rita (Kline) Starkey of Texas.