ROCK INGEBRAND FUNERAL HOME – BRAHAM
Bette Kline, of Minneapolis, formerly of Braham, passed away on Thursday, February 7, 2019 at the Estates of Rush City. She was 88 years old.
MEMORIAL SERVICE will be held at 2:00 pm on Saturday, June 8, 2019 at the Braham Covenant Church with Rev. Steve Jennisch officiating.
MEMORIAL VISITATION will be held 1 hour prior to the service.
INURNMENT will be at Fort Snelling National Cemetery in Minneapolis.
Bette B. Kline, of Minneapolis, passed away on Thursday, February 7, 2019 at the Estate of Rush City. She was 88 years old.
Bette was born on January 28, 1931 in Mora, Minnesota. When she was 2 years old, Bette was adopted by a brother and sister, Clarence “Doc” and Mary Bossert. In her teenage years, she attended a religious boarding school in Hutchinson.
On March 5, 1950, Bette was united in marriage to Willard T. Kline. They were blessed with 3 children. Bette worked as a clerk for Standard Oil at several different branches in Minnesota and Wisconsin for more than 25 years. Bette and the family moved a number of times around the twin cities and Wisconsin, before returning to Mora to care for her parents, Doc & Mary. In 1977, Willard passed away unexpectedly. She then spent the next 20 years working at the Minneapolis Government Center before retiring in 1997. In 2000, Bette began experiencing the effects of Alzheimer’s and moved in with her daughter Sandy before making the final move in 2011 to the care center in Rush City, where she spent her final years.
Bette was a happy and outgoing person throughout her life. She was always open to new experiences and adventures. She enjoyed horseback riding, all kinds of church activities, reading, and traveling. She will be dearly missed.
Bette is preceded in death by her parents, husband Willard, grandson David J. Sjodin.
She is survived by her children, Willard “Terry” Kline of Lordsburg, NM; Sandra Sjodin of Fridley; and Dana Kline of North Aurora, IL; 8 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren; many other relatives and friends