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Junior Kline1/29/2007
Charles Duane Kline Jr. was born on December 19, 1948 in Knoxville, Iowa. Junior
was the only child of Germaine Naomi Des Camp and Charles Duane “Skip” Kline.

Junior
grew up in Knoxville and graduated from Knoxville High School in 1967. He attended
Indian Hills Community College for two years to study nursing. On December 15, 1981
Junior was united in marriage to Darlene Ann Kline.

Junior worked for several
years at Ideal Redi-Mix Company in Knoxville however his true talent was as a photographer.
Junior took action photos at the Knoxville Raceway for many years.

Junior and Ann
shared a special fondness for bulldogs. They had six different bulldogs over the
years. Meatball is the current pet. Junior always like to ride motor cycles. Harleys
were his favorites. Junior loved his family especially his daughter and grandchildren.
He always had time to spend with them.

“Junior”, Charles Duane Kline passed away
on Monday, January 29, 2007 at the Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines, Iowa at the
age of 58 years, 1 month and 10 days. Those family members who preceded him in death
were his parents and wife.

Those left to mourn his passing are 1 daughter, Jacqi
Bittner and her significant other, Steve Glover of Knoxville; 2 step-daughters,
Elsie Ray of Knoxville and Beverly Beaman of Las Vegas, NV; 2 step-sons, Ernie O’Riley
and his fiancé, Melissa Crook of Knoxville and Bill O’Riley of Springfield, MO and
three grandchildren, Dalton, Devon and Abigail Bittner of Knoxville as well as other friends and family.

Graveside services were held on Friday, February 2, 2007 at
Graceland Cemetery in Knoxville with Rev. Art Hill officiating. Casket bearers were
Dalton Bittner, Steve Glover, Bill O’Riley, Ernie O’Riley, Terry Phipps, Dean Shinn,
and Mike Williams.

Visitation was held prior to the service at Williams Funeral
Home. Condolence messages may be sent to the family at www.williamsfhknoxville.com.