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James Kenneth Cline


The Hutchinson News (possibly May 13, 1994)

James Kenneth Cline

COLDWATER - James Kenneth Cline, 89, died May 11, 1994, at Comanche County Hospital, Coldwater.

He was born Oct. 20, 1904, at Evansville, Ind., the son of James Marion and Minerva (Metzker) Cline. A Coldwater resident since 1907, moving from Indiana, he was a retired carpenter and electrician. He was a 1924 graduate of Coldwater High School and was a licensed radio operator.

He was a member of the First Christian Church, Coldwater.

On Feb. 14, 1926, he married Nellie Maude Harris at Pratt. She died Nov. 25, 1987.

Survivors include: a son, Richard, San Angelo, Texas; two daughters, Dorothy Holmes, Broken Bow, Okla., and Kathleen Joiner, Coldwater; three brothers, Allen, Raymond and Junior, all of Coldwater; two sisters, Frances Burkhall, Coldwater, and Jessie Robertson, Artesia, N.M.; 11 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren.

Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the First Christian Church, Coldwater, with Jack Wingate presiding. Friends may call from 1 to 8 p.m. today and 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Hatfield-Prusa Funeral Home, Coldwater. Burial will be in the Crown Hill Cemetery, Coldwater.

Memorials may be sent to the donor's choice in care of the funeral home.


Funeral Service Folder:

JAMES KENNETH CLINE

Date of Birth, October 20, 1904

Date of Death, May 11, 1994

Services Held Saturday, May 14, 1994, 2:00 p.m.

First Christian Church - Coldwater, Ks.

Minister - Jack Wingate

Singer - Rita Cline Wade

Organist - Fayette Blount

Pallbearers - Rick Cline, Mike Cline, Ken Cline, Ronnie Myers, Alan Reidy, Ron Cline, Jerry Compton.

Honorary Pallbearers - Vernie White, Russell Harness, LeRoy Deewall, Denton Frazier, Ivor Pounds, David Cary.

Interment - Crown Hill Cemetery - Coldwater, Ks.

Arrangements by Hatfield-Prusa Funeral Home - Coldwater, Ks.


J.M. and Minerva Cline family, circa 1920.
 
Back:  Frances, Allen, Hueston, Hueston's wife Jess, Edith.
 
Middle:  Leta's husband Edson Thompson, Leta Thompson (holding Marguerite), J.M. Cline, Minerva Cline, Kenneth.
 
Front:  LeeRoy, Raymond, Jessie, Junior (J.R.).

Photo courtesy of Rhonda (Cline) Nickel.
J.M. and Minerva Cline family, circa 1920.
Back: Frances, Allen, Hueston, Hueston's wife Jess, Edith.
Middle: Leta's husband Edson Thompson, Leta Thompson (holding Marguerite), James Marion "Jim" Cline, Minerva Cline, Kenneth.
Front: LeeRoy, Raymond, Jessie, Junior (J.R.).
Photo courtesy of Rhonda (Cline) Nickel.

J.M. and Minerva Cline family photo on their 50th wedding anniversary, June 25, 1950.
 
Back:  Jessie, Leta, Allen, Raymond, Kenneth, Heuston, Frances, Junior (J.R.).
 
Front:  LeeRoy, Mrs. Cline, Mr. Cline, Edith.

Photo courtesy of Rhonda (Cline) Nickel.
J.M. and Minerva Cline family photo on their 50th wedding anniversary, June 25, 1950.
Back: Jessie, Leta, Allen, Raymond, Kenneth, Heuston, Frances, Junior (J.R.).
Front: LeeRoy, Minerva (Metzker) Cline, James Marion "Jim" Cline, Edith.
Photo courtesy of Rhonda (Cline) Nickel.


Birth Order Listing of the Children of
James Marion & Minerva Frances (Metzker) Cline

1.  Hueston Cline
2.  Owen Cline (died as an infant)
3.  Leta Hazel (Cline) Thompson
4.  James Kenneth Cline
5.  Edith Marguerite (Cline) Martin
6.  Allen Leighton Cline
7.  Frances Georgia (Cline) Burkhall
8.  Frederick Lee Roy Cline
9.  Raymond Everett Cline
10.  James Russell Cline
11.  Jessie (Cline) Robertson


Also see:

James Marion & Minerva Frances (Metzker) Cline

"Mrs. J.M. Cline Has Made Many Hundreds of Beautiful Quilts", news clipping, 31 Dec 1964.

Photographs from the Collection of J.M. & Minerva Cline, printed from the original glass plate negatives by Russell Fay Cline.

Jerry Dean Cline, son of Allen Leighton & Ruby Dona (Hale) Cline, grandson of J.M. & Minerva (Metzker) Cline.

Russell Fay Cline, son of J.R. & Gloria (Wilson) Cline, grandson of J.M. & Minerva (Metzker) Cline.

Rhonda (Cline) Nickel, daughter of J.R. & Gloria (Wilson) Cline, grand-daughter of J.M. & Minerva (Metzker) Cline.

Dorothy Virginia Gregg, first cousin of the children of J.M. & Minerva (Metzker) Cline.

Lula Agnes (Metzker) Gregg, sister of Minerva (Metzker) Cline, maternal aunt of the children of J.M. & Minerva (Metzker) Cline.

Frank Leighton and Lucy William (Allen) Metzker, parents of Minerva Frances (Metzker) Cline.

Harrison Metzker, son of Frank Leighton and Lucy William (Allen) Metzker.

S.Sgt. Ira Leighton Metzker, USAAF, first cousin of the children of J.M. & Minerva (Metzker) Cline.

Iris (Brasher) Metzker, aunt of the children of J.M. & Minerva (Metzker) Cline.

From Our Soldiers and Sailor Boys : Harrison and George Metzker, The Western Star, October 18, 1918.


Thanks to Rhonda (Cline) Nickel for the above obituary and information.

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