OUZ’s very first professor remembered for remarkable university student advocacy

ZANESVILLE – As a lifelong educator and Ohio College Zanesville’s initial complete-time school member, Mike Kline taught historical past to many college students, but it was the classes he taught by the way he lived his existence that will be remembered the most. 

Mike died on June 30 at the age of 80 pursuing an prolonged sickness. 

He was a father to his young children, Bob and Ruth Kline, a husband to his spouse, Stephanie, and a mentor to so a lot of other folks. 

Mike Kline and his wife, Stephanie, were married for nearly 53 years. Together they have a son, Bob, and daughter, Ruth.

“I have just one sister, but I have hundreds of siblings since his pupils ended up his young children, and he cared about them like he cared about my sister and I,” Bob reported. 

Just as their father inspired Bob and Ruth in daily life, he did the same for his learners.

“He was the a single that experienced faith in them when they did not have religion in by themselves. He served instill in them the self confidence to do really hard factors and do hard matters nicely,” Bob claimed.