Ethel Kline

Ethel Maxine “Maxine, Max” Kline, age 92, of Elk River, passed away April 14, 2013.
She was born in St. James, on August 15, 1920.Ethel-Kline
Husbands Harold G. Balfanz, George E. Kline Sr., Merlin O. Bode; grandson Joseph Balfanz; and great-grandson Jerad Dahl preceded Maxine in death.
Maxine is survived by children M. Maxine (Kenneth) Davis, Eunice Stegink, Gordon (Ann) Balfanz, William (Jean) Balfanz, Kenneth (Kathy) Balfanz, Audrey (Charles) Axelson, Denise (Mark Peterson) Rogers, Dorene Kline, George (Cheryl) Kline Jr. and Jon (Kelly) Kline and honorary daughter Terry Phillips. She is also survived by 23 grandchildren, 41 great-grandchildren, and 13 great-great-grandchildren.
A funeral service is 11 a.m. Thursday, April 18 at Central Lutheran Church, 1103 School St., Elk River. Visitation is 4-8 p.m. Wednesday, April 17 at Dare’s Funeral Home, 805 Main St. NW, Elk River (763-441-1212) and one hour prior to service at church Thursday.  Interment is in Otsego Cemetery.

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