Larry Kenneth Kling


Larry Kenneth Kling, 78, passed away July 29, 2023, at his home in Woodinville, WA.

Larry was born in Sidney, Montana to Leah and Reinholt Kling on July 2, 1945. He graduated from Moses Lake High School in 1964. He married his high school sweetheart Linda Kay Rieker on February 11, 1967, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Moses Lake, WA.  He worked as a Visual Merchandise Manager at JCPenney for 39 years.  He also worked for Northshore School District as a school bus driver for 16 years where he knew all the kids’ names on his bus.

Larry is preceded in death by his beloved mother Leah Kling and his father Reinholt Kling.

Larry is survived by his wife Linda Kling, his two loving daughters Charlotte Mattern, Terra Hutchison, and his son-in-law Kyle Hutchison.  Papa left behind seven grandchildren, Natachia Gallagher and husband Taylor Gallagher, Jayson Mattern, Garrett Mattern, Rebekah Mattern, Bailey Mattern, Allison Hutchison, and Caleb Hutchison and two Great grandchildren Reagan Gallagher and Avery Gallagher.  He is survived by his four siblings Ronald Kling, Gloria Gunther, Sharon Brown, and his youngest brother and best friend Greg Kling.

Larry’s Celebration of Life will be held at 2:00 PM on August 19, 2023, at The Chapel of the Resurrection at Cedar Park Church, 16300 112th Ave NE, Bothell, WA.

In Lieu of sending flowers and in remembrance of Larry Kling's life, the family asks that any charitable donations be made to ( American Heart Associations, or your favorite non-profit organization) 

  • Terra (Posted: August 05, 2023)
    Love and miss you so much dad you were the best earthly father a daughter could ask for.
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