Edward Kline
Edward Kline

Obituary of Edward Kline

 

Edward “Ed” Kline, 87, of Tampa, Florida peacefully passed away on May 29, 2022.  He was born in Detroit, Michigan and moved to Tampa in 1988 to be closer to family.

He proudly served in the United States Army from 1954-1980. He spent time in the Korean Conflict as well as Vietnam.  The majority of his career was at the Pentagon, with his last duty station being Germany.

Ed was an avid golfer who insisted on living on a golf course.  He was known at the flea market for his used golf balls that he hunted, cleaned and sold.

Ed loved to cook. In addition to cooking dinners he made legendary cookies.  His specialty being chocolate chip and peanut butter.

Ed was preceded in death by his daughter Susan Cossaboon and son in law Dennis Cossaboon.  He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Joyce Connelly Kline “Ditzy”, daughter Kimberly (David) Malone, three grandchildren Brendan, Jeffrey and Sarah; 2 sisters in law Maureen(Harry) Schaffhauser and Kathleen “Taffy” Coleman.

Ed will be missed by all who knew and loved him.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.

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