Erwin E. Pline, age 90 passed away on Monday, January 15, 2018 at his home surrounded by his family. He was born on August 20, 1927 in Lansing the son of Herman and Lillian (Miller) Pline and was raised in Westphalia. He worked for Holloway Construction Company, retiring in 1987. On January 17, 1953 he married Alice Kramer. He was a member of Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Laborers Local #1191, Knights of Columbus, Catholic Order of Foresters, Fowler Conservation Club and VFW Post 3733 Auxiliary. Survivors include his wife Alice, children Deborah (Stanley) Feldpausch, Marcia (Dean) Feldpausch, John (Teresa) Pline and Richard (Trina) Pline all of Fowler. Grandchildren, Ashley, Trent, Kendall, Gwen, Laura, Michelle, Bobbi Jo, John, Mason, Carter, Danielle and Derrick. There are 21 great grandchildren. Siblings, Arlene Thelen, Louis (Ellen) Pline, Germaine (Gordon) French, Gladys Rademacher and Roger (Ruth) Pline. He was preceded in death his parents, brothers-in-law, Hilary Thelen and James Rademacher.
The family will receive friends and relatives at Most Holy Trinity Activity Center in Fowler on Wednesday, January 17, 2018, 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. A Rosary will be prayed at 7:30 P.M. Wednesday evening. Mass of Christian Burial will be at Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church on Thursday, January 18, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. with Rev. Fr. Dennis Howard as celebrant. Burial will follow at Most Holy Trinity Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be given to Most Holy Trinity Educational Trust Fund, Post 3733, VFW Auxiliary or Great Lake Caring Hospice.
The family is being served by Keck-Coleman Funeral Home, St. Johns, MI