EVELYN V. KLINE
Born: November 19, 1922
Died: February 21, 2016
Evelyn V. Kline, 93, of Schaumburg, IL was born on November 19, 1922 and passed away peacefully on February 21, 2016 at Alexian Brothers Hospice, Elk Grove Village, IL.
She was the loving wife of John F. Kline who died April 5, 2007. Born in Shenandoah, PA on November 19, 1922, she was the daughter of the late William J. and Lottie (Bogden) Astromsky. She married husband, John, on Valentine’s Day, 1942 and they moved to the Philadelphia area where she worked as a bank teller in Hatboro and a notions buyer for Strawbridge and Clothier in Jenkintown. In 1956, she and husband John moved to the Chicago area where she worked at Wieboldt’s. In Hanover Park, IL, where she spent over 43 years and learned to drive she spent many years as a lunchroom mother at a local grammar school.
She loved her Catholic faith and cherished her membership at St. Peter Damian RC Church where husband John was an usher and they worked together helping with pancake breakfasts and other church related activities. Her favorite time of year was Halloween where she looked forward to hand making special molded candy treats for the children. Some children who attended her lunchroom who thought her candy treats were so special that many years later brought their children back for the candy.
Evelyn is survived by her daughter, Evelyn M. Koons, of Schaumburg, IL, brother Robert W. (Adelaide) Austra, of E. Stroudsburg, PA and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a brother William and a sister Regina “Jean” (Edward) Madl, of Northlake, IL and son-in-law, James E. Koons.
Private cremation has been entrusted to Michaels Funeral Home & Cremation Care, Schaumburg, IL. Burial will be at the National Cemetery in Phoenix, AZ at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Peter Damian, 109 S. Crest Ave., Bartlett, IL 60103.
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