Zelda, a published author, a lover of the scriptures in which she was well versed, a former U.S. Coast Guard officer in World War II and mother of five, died September 11, 1998, at the University of Utah Hospital.
Born April 3, 1921, in Ogden, Utah, she grew up in Preston, Idaho, and Nyssa, Ore., graduating from Nyssa High School. Zelda and Owen were married September 3, 1954, in Holladay, Utah, and sealed September 3, 1968, in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. A member of the LDS Church all her life.She is survived by her husband of 44 years, Owen A. Kline; and her five children and their families, Michael (Christine) Kline, Amanda (John) Farr, Evan (Edith) Kline, Jonathan (Cynthia) Kline and Robyn (Timothy) Bosley; 11 grandchildren; brothers and sisters, Clelland Jones, Ione Corbridge, William A. Brown, Mark Brown, Robert Jones, and Margret Taul.
Preceded in death by father William A. Brown, stepfather Evan Jones, mother LaVerna Jeppesen, sisters Joyce Young and Esther Jeanette Brown, brother Raymond Jay Jones, and granddaughter Amber Beth Kline.
Funeral services will be Wednesday, 1 p.m., at the Kearns Central Stake Center, 4575 West 5415 South. Friends may call Tuesday, 6-8 p.m., at McDougal Funeral Home, 4330 South Redwood Road, and Wednesday at the church, 12-1 p.m. Interment, Utah Veterans Memorial Park
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