Dorothy Marie Kling (Baechtle), born May 21, 1923 in Newark, New Jersey passed on to eternal rest on May 5, 2018 (age 94) in Winter Haven, Florida. She was a former resident of Five Towns retirement community in St. Petersburg, Florida for 36 years.
Dorothy was predeceased by her husband of 65 years, Howard Kling, her parents Peter and Helen Baechtle, her siblings William Baechtle, Eleanor Wilson and Loretta Hellwig, all of whom lived into their nineties. She was also predeceased by her niece's husband Lou Beeker.
Dorothy is survived by her nephew Gregory (Carolyn) Baechtle, her nieces Leslie (Douglas) Thatcher and Suzanne Beeker, great niece Kristin Kosmoski and great nephew Brian Beeker.