Passing of Ken Kline, first concurrent father/son 50-year member
July 23, 2014
Jim Kline (Gotcha!, 139th Street Quartet) shares this notable passing:
It is with great sorrow that I announce the passing of my father, Ken Kline. He had to be removed from the chorus contest in Las Vegas by the paramedics. Two weeks later he died from natural causes with his three children holding his hand. he was 92 years old.
Ken was a 62-year member of the Society and it was my pleasure to receive my 50 year pin with him at the convention. I am told we are the first father/son to be fifty year members at the same time.
He was attending his 56th International convention.
Tonight the Long Beach Chapter, of which he was president, will be given the sad news.
His service will be 3PM July 26 at Leisure World in Seal Beach. All friends are welcome to celebrate the life of this fine barbershopper who spread love just by smiling. He will be missed.