Order of Service for Jon Kline
January 10, 2022, at the Kinmundy United Methodist Church
Prelude Mrs. Cheryl Gilley “My Tribute”
Introduction & Apostles’ Creed Pastor David Kueker
Music “I Asked the Lord”
Comments & Prayer Bro. Mike Williams
Music Amazing Grace, My Chains are God”
Comments Read from Steve Higgs
Comments from Family: John Wesley Kline
Music “It is Well”
Message Bro. David N. Gilley
Closing Comments & Prayer Bro. David Vaughn
Postlude Cheryl Gilley “There’s Something About That Name”
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Jon D. Kline, age 72 of Kinmundy, passed away at his home on Wednesday, January 5, 2022.
Jon was born on December 1, 1949, in Vandalia, the son of Merle and Vivian “Peggy” Kline. He married Linda Elaine (Leidner) Kline on December 7, 1969, in Pleasant Mound and she preceded him in death on December 1, 2006.
He is survived by two sons, Jon Wesley Kline and wife Fleshette of Arcola, and Stephen Calvin Blair Kline and wife Connie of Lerna; grandchildren, Michael Stephen Kline, Amelia Elaine Kline, and Kaitlyn Elizabeth Kline; two sisters, Gayle Clark of Jacksonville, FL and Susan Smith of Kinmundy; two brothers, Brian Kline and wife Tracey of Tucson, AZ and James Kline of Salem; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; one brother, Gary Kline, and wife Barbara; and two brothers-in-law, Mel Clark and Keith Smith.
Jon was a United Methodist Pastor for over 20 years and attended the Kinmundy United Methodist Church. After his retirement from full-time ministry, he served as a prison chaplain for many years. He enjoyed traveling, pistol shooting at the range, at one time enjoyed raising bees and harvesting honey, and most importantly, spreading the gospel. Jon was a member of the Elks and had served in the United States Navy.
Funeral services for Jon D. Kline will be held at 11:00 am on Monday, January 10, 2022, at the Kinmundy United Methodist Church with Jon’s cousin, Pastor David Gilley, officiating. The church is located at 308 E. 3rd Street in Kinmundy, IL. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery at Kinmundy. Visitation will be held on Sunday from 3:00 pm until 5:00 pm at Crouse Funeral Home in Salem and again on Monday from 10:00 am until the time of the service at the church. Memorials can be made to Full Armor Christian Academy and can be left at Crouse Funeral Home who is assisting the family.