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Frederick Lee Roy & Martha Lavenia (Ridge) Cline

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Photo courtesy of Martin Sizemore.

Photo courtesy of Martin Sizemore


The Hutchinson News (possibly May 5, 1994)

Frederick Lee Roy Cline

COLDWATER - Frederick Lee Roy Cline, 82, died May 2, 1994, at Liberty Hospital, Liberty, Mo.

He was born Dec. 8, 1911, at Coldwater, the son of James Marion and Minerva Metzker Cline. He was a 1932 graduate of Coldwater High School. A lifetime Coldwater resident, he was a retired carpenter.

He was a member and past elder of Coldwater Christian Church.

On Dec. 24, 1939, he married Martha Ridge at Coldwater. She died Jan. 9, 1994.

Other survivors include: two daughters, Myrna Bensing, Elk Ridge, Md., and Beth Gardner, Kansas City, Mo.; four brothers, Kenneth, Allen, Raymond, and Junior, all of Coldwater; two sisters, Frances Burkhall, Coldwater, and Jessie Robertson, Artesia, N.M.; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the First Christian Church, Coldwater, with Jack Wingate presiding. Friends may call from 1 to 8 p.m. today at Hatfield-Prusa Funeral Home, Coldwater. Burial will be in Crown Hill Cemetery, Coldwater.

Memorials may be sent to Coldwater Christian Church, Coldwater, or Liberty Terrace Care Center, 2201 Glen Hendren Drive, Liberty, Mo. 64068.


Funeral Service:

FREDERICK LEE ROY CLINE

Date of Birth, December 8, 1911

Date of Death, May 2, 1994

Services Held, Friday, May 6, 1994 10:30 a.m.

First Christian Church - Coldwater, Ks.

Minister - Jack Wingate

Organist - Mrs. Fayette Blount

Congregational Songs: "Just a Closer Walk With Thee" #591, "Blessed Assurance" #67.

Pallbearers - Martin Sizemore, Mike Cline, Eric Brazill, Kenneth Sizemore, Rick Cline, Scott Smith. Interment, Crown Hill Cemetery, Coldwater, Ks.

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


The Hutchinson News (possibly January 10, 1994)

Martha Lavenia Cline

COLDWATER - Martha Lavenia Cline, 78, died Jan. 9, 1994, at the Pioneer Lodge Nursing Home, Coldwater.

She was born July 30, 1915, at Basil, the daughter of Arthur C. Ridge and Clara (Hayes) Ridge. A lifetime Coldwater-area resident, she was a graduate of Wilmore High School and attended Emporia State University. She was a homemaker.

She was a member of the Christian Church, the Christian Fellowship for Women, the Dorcas Circle, the Writers Club, was a former Girl Scout leader, and she belonged to the Christian Quilters Group, all at Coldwater.

On Dec. 24, 1939, she married Lee Roy Cline at Coldwater. He survives.

Other survivors include: two daughters, Myrna Bensing, Elkridge, Md., and Beth Gardner, Kansas City, Mo.; four grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Christian Church, Coldwater, with the Rev. Jack Wingate presiding. Friends may call from 1 to 8 p.m. today at Hatfield-Prusa Funeral Home, Coldwater. Burial will be in the Crown Hill Cemetery, Coldwater.

Memorials may be sent to the Christian Church or to the Arthritis Foundation, both in care of the funeral home.


Funeral Service Folder:

MARTHA LAVENIA CLINE

Date of Birth, July 30, 1915

Date of Death, January 9, 1994

Services held, Tuesday, January 11, 1994, 10:00 a.m.

First Christian Church, Coldwater, Ks.

Minister, Jack Wingate

Organist, Mrs. Fayette Blount

Congregational Songs: "Great Is Thy Faithfulness" #98, "Blessed Assurance" #67.

Pallbearers - John Wayne Unruh, Jim Pounds, Denton Frazier, Clark Yost, Jerry Allen, Vernie White.

Interment - Crown Hill Cemetery - Coldwater, Ks.

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


Beth and Myrna Cline, 1946.

Photo courtesy of Martin Sizemore.
Beth and Myrna Cline, 1946.
Photo courtesy of Martin Sizemore

Martha Cline with her daughters Myrna and Beth Cline.

Photo courtesy of Martin Sizemore.
Martha, Beth and Myrna Cline
Photo courtesy of Martin Sizemore

Myrna and Beth Cline, October 1956.

Photo courtesy of Martin Sizemore.
Myrna and Beth Cline, October 1956.
Photo courtesy of Martin Sizemore

YMCA Ranch near Hutchinson, Kansas.  

Lee Roy and Martha Cline managed the YMCA Ranch for several years..

Photo courtesy of Martin Sizemore.
YMCA Ranch near Hutchinson, Kansas.
Lee Roy and Martha Cline managed the YMCA Ranch for several years.
Photo courtesy of Martin Sizemore

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:

Lee Roy's Relatives:

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.

Martha's Relatives:

Arthur C. Ridge, father of Martha (Ridge) Cline.

Samuel Ridge, paternal grandfather of Martha (Ridge) Cline.

Clara (Hayes) Ridge Andrews, mother of Martha (Ridge) Cline.

Velma (Ridge) Smith, sister of Martha (Ridge) Cline.

Marion Ridge, brother of Martha (Ridge) Cline.

Lauren Ridge, brother of Martha (Ridge) Cline.


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

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