Mabel Ellen Kline

June 18, 1925October 28, 2018

Mabel “Mae” Kline, 93, of Washington, DC died Sunday, October28, 2018.

Mae was born in 1925 in Canton, Pennsylvania to the late S.C and Della Bixler. In 1953 Mae began working as an Analyst for the CIA and enjoyed her work there until retirement in 1977. It was during her time she met and married her husband of 54 years, Philip Kline. Cooking, traveling and entertaining was a large part of her life and she was known for the large parties she hosted yearly. Mae was always laughing and smiling and she never met a stranger, everyone became a friend after a few moments of conversation with her. She will be forever loved and deeply missed by all who loved her.

Mae is predeceased by her parents and her 2 brothers and 1 sister. Left to cherish her memory include her husband; Philip Kline of Washington, DC, daughter; Linda Wright of Battle Creek , Michigan from a previous marriage, 2 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren, 2 great-great-grandchildren and many extended family and friends.

In Lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to your favorite charity. A Memorial Service to celebrate Mae’s life will be held on Thursday, November 8, 2018 at 1:00 pm at Joseph Gawler’s Sons, LLC. 5130 Wisconsin Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20016. Mae’s final place of rest will be Arlington National Cemetery at a later date.


  • Memorial Service Monday, October 8, 2018

Mabel Ellen Kline

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