Albert Kline



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Versiti Blood Center of Michigan

1036 Fuller Ave NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Albert Herman Kline, life-long resident of Lowell, MI., went home to be with his Savior on Sunday, November 29, 2020, at the age of 65. Albert is survived by his wife, Rita; daughter, Carolyn Ann (Bernie) Diekevers; brothers, Michael (Pam) Kline, Daniel (Jamie) Kline, and Philip Kline; two beloved grandchildren, Bernie Logan and Morgan Jasper Diekevers; several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Albert was born on April 21, 1955, to Leslie and Phyllis Kline. He married Rita Ann Reinke on May 14, 1976, and they happily spent over 44 years together. Albert went on to have a long and successful career in trucking, that spanned over 40 years and millions of miles. He ran his own trucking company, Showboat City Transportation, for 10 years and finished his career with VanEerden Trucking. Over those 40 years, Albert was never involved in an at-fault accident.

Albert was a life-long motorcyclist. He started riding at 12 years old after his brother Dan got him a mini-bike. He loved his 2012 Harley-Davidson Road Glide. Albert was also an avid boater and cruised the Great Lakes for over 30 years in his 30’ Sea Ray, Sweet Haven. Albert loved his family, his Boston Terrier, Molly and his Punch cigars.

Family and friends are invited to attend visitation from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Thursday, December 3, 2020, at Roth-Gerst Funeral Home, 305 N. Hudson St., Lowell, MI. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM on Friday, December 4, 2020 at the Lowell United Methodist Church, 623 East Main St, Lowell MI, Pastor Brad Brillhart will officiate, with visitation one hour prior at 12:00 PM. Social distancing and masks are required.

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8 Responses

  1. Al we will miss your laugh and your friendship more than words can describe. God Bless

  2. We are so saddened to lose our friend, Albert, who was
    “Larger than Life”. He will be missed in many ways. He will especially be missed at the lunch time get-togethers
    at Keisers and Backwater. Rita. we are praying for you and your family.

  3. We are so sorry to hear of Albert’s passing…may he have eternal rest in another big rig or big boat…RIP

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