Lloyd W. Kline - Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Homes & Crematory

Lloyd W. Kline

September 26, 1931 - March 31, 2016

Lloyd W. Kline, Newark, DE, died March 31, 2016, after a long treatment for lymphoma.

He taught high school English for thirteen years, first in Pennsylvania, then in Delaware. Later career paths followed in writing, editing, and publishing until his retirement in 1996.

Lloyd held bachelor and master degrees in English from Franklin and Marshall College and the Bread Loaf School of English at Middlebury College, and a doctorate in education from the University of Massachusetts.

A native of Lancaster County, Lloyd was the son of Lloyd and Daisy Warfel Kline. He is survived by two sisters, Vivian K. Spiese, Conestoga, PA, and Evelyn K. Rodkey, Columbia, PA; by his wife, Alison W. Macindoe, Newark, DE and their two daughters, Peri and Cailey Macindoe; by his former wife, Regina V. Kline, Landenberg, PA, and their two children, Jennifer K. Zieger, Coatesville, PA, and Jeffrey Kline, Corvallis, OR; by Jennifer’s companion, Brian Frankowsky, and by her sons, Zachary, Kyle, and Jacob Zieger; and by Jeffrey’s companion, Laurie Houston, and their son Ellis in Corvallis.

Friends may drop in for a celebration of his life that will be held at his residence on Sunday, April 10, 2016 from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm.

Lloyd considered himself fortunate in friends and family. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be directed to your own favorite charity or cause.


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11 Condolences for Lloyd W. Kline

  • So very sorry to hear of Lloyd’s passing. He was a fine man and a kind and caring person. Our thoughts and prayers are with his extended family.

  • My love to the many friends and family of Lloyd Kline, especially my dear friend Alison and their daughters Peri and Cailey.

  • My thoughts and condolences to you Alison, Peri and Cailey.

  • To all that he has left behind, blessings and warm thoughts to you and yours.
    Love, abby

  • Alison, my thoughts and prayers are with you and the girls also all the friends and family of Lloyd. That was my buddy!

  • I’m so sorry and sad to hear of this news. My thoughts are with you all.

  • So sorry to hear of of Lloyds passing
    My thoughts and prayers re with you.
    Ed Moore. Formally from Columbia

  • I am sorry to read of Lloyd’s (or as he was known to me..”Buck”) passing. I am a first cousin, as his mother, Daisy and my mother, Kathryn were sisters. My thoughts and prayers go out to the family.

  • So sorry to hear of Lloyd’s passing. He was my cousin(Buck). Spent many days with him and his family in Columbia when I was a child. Many good memories. May he now rest in peace.

  • Alison; I am so sorry to learn of Lloyd’s passing. He was a special guy, admired by all who knew with him. Have so many good memories of conversations with him. I didn’t know about his Lancaster and Columbia connection . Best to Alison and family
    Charles Blanken, Lancaster

  • We continue to mourn Uncle Buck. We remember sitting with him as he listened to a poem/song we had written … gently giving appraisal. We’ll always cherish his wonderful smile and chuckle. Deepest sympathy to all who loved him, and prayers for your peace and comfort.