Robert E. Kline Sr.

June 16, 1920January 16, 2021

Robert E. Kline, Sr.100, of Gilbertsville. Husband of Margaret E. (Yost) Kline. Passed away on Saturday January 16, 2021 in the Phoenixville Hospital. Born in Royersford he was a son of the late Irma (Coffin) and Howard Kline. Robert served in the U.S. Army during WWII. Robert was a corporal, 1st Infantry Division, Company D, Ist Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment. He fought in 3 invasions, Africa, Sicily, Normandy and also in the Battle of the Bulge. He was awarded 2 Purple Hearts and a Bronze Star. He worked at Neapco in Pottstown as a machine operator for many years until his retirement. During this time he also served as a Union Steward. Robert was a member of Faulkner Swamp Church. He was a social member of the Gilbertsville, Royersford and New Hanover Fire Companies. He helped build the Royersford VFW and was their first bartender and past Commander. Robert was also a member of the Royersford Italian Club. Robert is survived by his children, Sharon L. Rohrbach wife of William Myers of Birdsboro, Patricia A. wife of Mike Rapposelli of Birdsboro, Brenda L. wife of Glenn Moser of Barto and Robert E., Jr. husband of Jane Kline of New Berlinville A sister, Jeanne Lincoln of East Coventry Along with 15 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren. Funeral Services will be held at a later date. Arrangements by the Linwood W. Ott Funeral Home, Inc. 111 North Reading Ave. Boyertown, PA. 19512 Online condolences may be made at


  • Margaret E. (Yost) Kline, Wife
  • Sharon L. Rohrbach (William Myers), Daughter
  • Patricia A. Rapposelli (Mike), Daughter
  • Brenda L. Moser (Glenn), Daughter
  • Robert E. Kline, Jr. (Jane), Son
  • Jeanne Lincoln, Sister
  • Irma (Coffin) Kline, Mother (Deceased)
  • Howard Kline, Father (Deceased)
  • Robert is also survived fifteen grandchildren and fifteen great-grandchildren.


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Robert E. Kline Sr.

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