Andrea Lynn Kline of Gregory, Michigan, age 63, died Saturday, September 12, 2020, at Michigan Medicine in Ann Arbor following a brief illness. Andrea was born January 25, 1957, in Baltimore, Maryland, the daughter of James D. and Barbara Lee (Kelly) Kline.
Andrea graduated from Baltimore’s Woodlawn High School in 1975, completed her undergraduate work at West Virginia University in 1981, and earned her Master's Degree in Landscape Architecture from the University of Michigan’s School for Environment and Sustainability in 1985.
Throughout her professional career, Andrea channeled her passions toward land conservation, habitat restoration and preservation, landscape design and implementation, and other environmental endeavors. She achieved many noteworthy accomplishments while working at JJR, The Nature Conservancy, University of Michigan, Huron River Watershed Council, and Friends of the Detroit River.
Andrea led a very active life; she was engaged in the community volunteering her expertise and had a great love of the outdoors. Her interests included gardening, kayaking, hiking, wilderness camping, knitting and traveling to distant places.
On May 18, 1985, she married Paul S. Evanoff in Ann Arbor, and he survives. Other survivors include her brother, Kelly Kline, from Baltimore, Maryland; uncle, John Kelly, from Frederick, Maryland; aunt, Betty Kelly, from Seattle, Washington; and several cousins, nephews, and nieces.
There will be no services, but a post-COVID gathering of friends and family to celebrate Andrea’s life will be scheduled at a later time in 2021.
In lieu of flowers and gifts, memorial contributions may be made to the following:
Andrea Lynn Kline Environmental Stewardship Scholarship Fund established for graduate students at the University of Michigan who share her passions. https://leadersandbest.umich.edu/find/#!/give/basket/fund/701597
Monterey Bay Aquarium Sea Otter Rescue Program. Andrea’s love for otters cannot be measured. Donations can be made at:
Monterey Bay Aquarium
886 Cannery Row
Monterey, CA 93940
Donation helpline (831) 648-4880
Please reference Andrea Kline Memorial under the comment section.
Arrangements were entrusted to the Cole Funeral Chapel in Chelsea.