Thomas J. Kline, 57, of Kentwood, passed away March 17, 2021, at home after a brief illness. Thomas was born on Oct. 22, 1963, in Alpena to the late Edwin and Regina Kline. He was employed by Fireboy Xintex in Grand Rapids.

Surviving are his five siblings, Cathy (Howard) Carpenter, Carol Smart, Daniel (Grace Ann) Kline, Fred (Maria) Kline, Cheryl (David) Bauerm, close friend, Tom Daoust, and several nieces and nephews.

Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother-in-law, Robert Smart, nephew, Matthew Smart, and infant sister, Cynthia.

A graveside service will take place at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 7, 2021, at Holy Cross Cemetery with Pastor Steve Abend officiating. Arrangements by Bannan Funeral Home.