Margaret (Fluksa) Kline

February 8, 1930 ~ July 6, 2018 (age 88)

Margaret Kline, 88, of Bolton passed away Friday, July 6, 2018, at University of Michigan Medical Center in Ann Arbor after complications from a fractured femur.

Margaret Fluksa was born in Detroit on February 8, 1930 as a child of immigrant parents, Joseph and Eva (Hanosek) Fluksa, and moved to the Alpena area after she married Alvin Kline on December 29, 1956.  He preceded her in death on October 11, 1999.

Surviving are her 8 children, John (Mary Kay) Kline of Cathro, Eva (Bruce) Kline-Rogers of Pinckney, Joseph (Lori) Kline of Bolton, Mary (Mark) Morris of Pinckney, Michael (Stacy) Kline of Paradise, TX, Ruth (James) Kline-Robach of Perry, Lois Kline of Williamston, James Kline of Cathro; 14 grandchildren, Mary Beth, Benjamin, Robert, Ryan, Lisa, Bryan, Larissa, Jacob, Christian, Jesse, Andrea, Sarah, Alexander, Jessica; 8 great grandchildren; sister Mildred Fluksa of Alpena; and many nieces and nephews and beloved Kline in-laws. 

Margaret worked for many years as an executive secretary for the former Michigan Bell Telephone Company in Detroit, and after raising her children, worked as a librarian and secretary for St. Mary Church in Alpena. Margaret loved reading, Pinochle, crossword puzzles, Scrabble, classical music and most of all, her family and friends.  Visitors were always welcome at her dinner table.  She was extremely proud of her eight children and will be dearly missed by them.

Mrs. Kline was preceded in death by a brother, John Fluksa; and by 2 sisters, Mary Adler and Helen Janosik.

Visitation will take place on Tuesday at the Bannan Funeral Home from 2-8 p.m. with the rosary at 3 p.m. and a parish prayer service at 7 p.m.  Visitation will continue Wednesday at St. Mary Church of All Saints Parish from 10 a.m. until the time of Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. with Rev. Scott Lawler officiating. 

Interment: Pilgrims Rest Cemetery

Memorials: All Saints School or George N. Fletcher Public Library

Donations may be made to:

All Saints School
500 N. Second Avenue, Alpena MI 49707
Tel: 1-989-354-4911

Alpena County George N. Fletcher Library
Alpena MI 49707