Leroy P. "Buss" Kline
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FOSTORIA: Leroy P. "Buss" Kline, 80, of Fostoria, passed away Wednesday morning, November 7, 2012 at Good Shepherd Home in Fostoria.
He was born March 13, 1932 in Fostoria to the late Wilbur and Pearl (Weaks) Kline. He married Doris "Dodie" Souders July 11, 1960 in Wise, Virginia, and she preceded him in death August 25, 2008.
Surviving are his son, Kent (Lisa) Kline, Elmore, and stepson, Dennis ( Linda) Souders, Fostoria; grandchildren, Steve ( Kim) Souders, Fostoria, Jessica Kline, Fostoria. Angela (Tim) Claubaugh, Columbus, and Tonia Kline, Elmore; great-grandchildren, Alex and Shane Souders, Madisen Crites-Kline, Izabella and Kellen Frankart, all of Fostoria.
The family wishes to recognize the love and devotion offered to Buss over the past few years by his dear friend Thelma Henline, also of Fostoria.
He was also preceded in death by a brother, Ray Kline.
Buss was a member of Hope Lutheran Church. He was also a member of the former Elks Club, the Moose Lodge, and the Eagles Club, all of Fostoria, as well as the Fostoria Board of Realtors. He was an insurance agent and salesman for Western-Southern Life Insurance Company, and also for Aetna where he eventually became a District Manager. Buss owned his own insurance agency, Weber Kline Insurance, but also sold real estate as a "side line" job.
Buss found pleasure from spending time near the water where he enjoyed boating and fishing. He loved traveling, and having traveled the world, he most enjoyed Monte Carlo, but always liked going to Amish country and stopping for a piece of pie.
A memorial service will take place at 11:00 AM, on Saturday, November 17, 2012 at Hope Lutheran Church, Fostoria, Rev. Dr. Larry Knigga, officiating. Visitation will be 1 hour prior to the service. A luncheon at the church will follow the service. Private interment will be in Fountain Cemetery, Fostoria. Arrangements have been entrusted to Mann-Hare-Hoening Funeral Home, Fostoria.
Memorial contributions are requested to Hope Lutheran Church, or to Good Shepherd Home, both in Fostoria.
Published in the News-Messenger on Nov. 12, 2012
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