He was born January 19, 1952, in Grand Haven to Norm and Joyce (Brosseit) Kline.
Monte lived all over the country and traveled the world throughout his lifetime. He was a collector of antiques and art. Among his many interests were gardening, pottery, decorating, snorkeling, cars, all animals and photography.
He had several careers: art teacher, hairdresser, truck driver, police officer and car sales. Monte retired years ago from Mercedes Benz.
Monte is survived by his precious wife, Amparo Kline; his wonderful dog, Shelby; and their bird, Chi Chi.
He is survived by his father, Norman Kline; sisters, Michelle (Dave) Hecksel and Casey (Ryan) Soule; and brothers: Greg Kline (special friend Poala), Mike (Holly) Kline and Chris (Natalie) Kline; along with his mother-in-law, Luz Baltazar; sisters-in law: Luisa, Romy, Rowena and Jocelyn; and brothers-in law, Jerry and Jerome, all living in the Philippines; a cousin, Barrie Brosseit; Aunt Nancy Melcher; as well as many nieces and nephews.
Preceding Monte in death were his stepfather and mother, Frank and Joyce Labuda; stepbrothers, Frank Jr. and Tom Labuda; his father-in-law, Jesus Baltazar; sister-in-law, Leila; and several aunts and uncles.
As his wishes, there will be no service, but his ashes will be spread in the coral reef in his favorite area of the ocean.