Cheri Ann Kline, Warsaw, went home to be with her Lord and Savior at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 30, 2022, at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne, at the age of 72.
She was born on Oct. 20, 1950 in Flint, Mich., to Marcelyn Sue (Ennis) and Robert James Bezenah. She grew up in Michigan and graduated in 1968 from high school in Flushing, Mich. She then attended nursing school in Flint, graduating as an LPN in 1969.
She married Earl Kline on Nov. 8, 1969, and they were blessed with two sons and celebrated 53 years of marriage together before she passed away. She made her home in Kosciusko County for the past 50 years and worked as a nurse for many years prior to working in the family business. She always kept busy, and she worked until her passing.
She was a member of Warsaw Family Worship Center. She loved to spread the Word and was a member of the Auxiliary of The Gideons International, Warsaw/Winona Camp and presently she was serving as Indiana Auxiliary Scripture Fund Coordinator. She loved her family and enjoyed watching her grandchildren at their many sporting events, always cheering them on with a big smile. She was a loving and faithful wife, mother and grandmother who will be dearly missed. She had a kind heart and a beautiful soul. She was an absolute inspiration to everyone who knew her. She is now celebrating the new year in her new home in Heaven.
She is survived by her husband: Earl H. Kline, Warsaw; two sons: Duane (Rickell) Kline, Claypool; and Darren Kline, Warsaw; three grandchildren: Kara, Kendra and Kaleb Kline; and her brother: Brian (Denise) Bezenah, Pickney, Mich. She was preceded in death by her parents.
Friends and family may visit from 3-7 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2023, at Warsaw Family Worship Center, 1250 Husky Trail, Warsaw. There will also be an hour of visitation prior to the service on Wednesday.
Cheri’s life will be celebrated with a funeral service at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2023, at Warsaw Family Worship Center, and officiated by Pastor William Whitaker and assisted by Cheri’s son, Duane Kline. A graveside service will follow at Oakwood Cemetery of Warsaw.
Redpath-Fruth Funeral Home, Warsaw, is handling arrangements.
Memorial donations in Cheri’s memory may be directed to Warsaw Family Worship Center, 1250 Husky Trail, Warsaw, IN 46582; or to The Gideons International, P.O. Box 766, Winona Lake, IN 46590-0766 and would be appreciated by the family.