Orville H. Kline, 87, of New Haven, passed away at 11:59 p.m. on Friday, April 29, 2011, at The Lamplight Inn in Fort Wayne.
He was born on July 15, 1923, in Allen County to Henry and Mary (Girardot) Kline.
He was married to Ruth I. Myers; she passed away on January 21, 1981.
He is survived by four daughters, Bonnie (Kurt) Meinhausen of Phoenix, Arizona; Mary Kline of Fort Wayne; Jeanne (Bruce) Reidenbach of Decatur; and Nancy Kline of Phoenix; a brother, Maurice (Mary) Kline of New Haven; two sisters, Aileen Sarrazine and Alma Gevers of Fort Wayne; 11 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a son, Ken Kline; six brothers; and three sisters.
He was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in New Haven.
Orville served in the U.S. Army during W.W. II.
He worked at International Harvester in Fort Wayne as a machinist, retiring in 1983.
Visitation is 5-7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 4, 2011, at Haggard-Sefton and Hirschy Funeral Home, Decatur.
The funeral service will be held at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 4, 2011, at the funeral home.
Burial will take place in Decatur Cemetery at a later date.
Memorials may be made to Parkview Home Health and Hospice in Fort Wayne.