Sherman B. Kline



Sherman B. Kline, 88, of Jeffersontown, KY, passed away on Sunday, November, 20, 2016.

He was married to the former Dorothy Brinkhaus for 62 years. He was the son of the late Sherman and Hildegarde Kline, and was a member of St. Edward Catholic Church and graduated from Flaget High School in 1946. He was an Air Force Veteran serving with the 123rd ANG during the Korean Conflict.

He graduated from the University of Louisville with a degree in Chemistry. He worked for E.I. DuPont de Nemours & Co. Inc., for thirty-three years, retiring as Senior Power Engineer. Sherman was a councilman for the City of Jeffersontown for twenty years, and served as Clerk-Treasurer and Mayor’s Assistant for six years. He was Jeffersontown's Representative on the Board of Zoning Adjustments (BOZA) for ten years. Additionally Sherman served on the Kentucky-Indiana Planning and Development Agency (KIPDA) Board of Directors and its Transportation Committee for twenty years. He was appointed by Governor Edward Breathitt to the State Industrial Safety Board and he was also a Kentucky Colonel.

He served on the St. Edward Parish Council for many years and over time enjoyed working with other volunteers on big and small projects in the parish. He was an active volunteer with Habitat for Humanity for 25 years and the AARP Tax-Aide Program for 6 years.

He is pre-deceased by his wife, Dorothy and two brothers James and Thomas. He is survived by his three children, Susan Moore, Catherine (Douglass) Taggart, of Floyds Knobs, IN, and Robert (Kathleen) of Springfield, OH; five grandchildren, Patti McQuillen, Christi ( Eric) Osterday, Ashley Taggart, Albert (Claire) and Robert (Heather) Kline ; three great-grandchildren Julianna and Sarah McQuillen and Wyatt Kline; brother, Richard (Charlene) and sister-in-law Gaye Kline.

Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Edward Church, 9608 Sue Helen Drive, Jeffersontown with internment at St. Edward Cemetery. Visitation will be 1-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Ratterman and Sons, 10600 Taylorsville Road.

Memorial Gifts may be made to St. Edward Church Building Fund or Habitat for Humanity.

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