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Raymond Everett and Mary Waneta (Tucker) Cline

Raymond E. and Waneta (Tucker) Cline.

Photo courtesy of Rhonda (Cline) Nickel.
Raymond and Waneta (Tucker) Cline
Photo courtesy of Rhonda (Cline) Nickel.


Raymond and Waneta Cline

On Sept. 4, 1914 a son was born to Mr. J.M. Cline of Coldwater, Kansas. He was named Raymond Everett. Raymond had six brothers and four sisters. One year three months later a daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. Monroe Tucker of Minneola, Kans. She was named Mary Waneta. Waneta has one brother, Keith. The Tucker family moved to Coldwater in 1928. Both Raymond and Waneta attended and graduated from the Coldwater schools and have spent most of their lives in and around Coldwater.

Raymond and Waneta were married June 7, 1936 and have two children. Their first born, Gary Keith, was born Oct. 19, 1938.

After graduation from college, Gary enlisted in the Navy and has made that his career. At the present time he is a Commander in the Navy in charge of all shipping in the Pusan Harbor in Korea. Gary is married to the former Sylvia Hindle from The Isle of Man and has one son, Steven Matthew.

Their daughter, Rebecca Rae, was born Nov. 29, 1947. Becky married Terry Lousch, son of John and Geneva Lousch of Coldwater. Becky and Terry with their two children, Meredith and Mason, live in Emporia, Kansas where Terry is area assistant supervisor for Panhandle Eastern of Olpe, Kans.

Raymond worked for Northern Natural Gas Co. of Mullinville, Kans. for twenty-six years and retired in 1976.

-- By Waneta Cline, Comanche County History, Vol. 1, p. 313.


Raymond Everett Cline, US Army, World War II.

Photo courtesy of Martin Sizemore.
Raymond Everett Cline, US Army, World War II.
Photo courtesy of Martin Sizemore

Two photos of Raymond E. Cline in World War II. In the photo at right, he is the soldier at left.

Photo courtesy of Martin Sizemore.
Left: Raymond E. Cline with an Ambulance, WWII.   Right: Raymond E. Cline is at left.
He was in the army for 2 years in World War II, serving 16 months in the medical corps in Germany.
Photo & comment courtesy of Martin Sizemore


Funeral Service Folder:

RAYMOND EVERETT CLINE

Date of Birth - September 4, 1914, Coldwater, Kansas

Date of Death - July 17, 1999, Emporia, Kansas

Funeral Service - Tuesday, July 20, 1999, 2:00 p.m.

First Christian Church of Coldwater

Clergy - Jack Wingate

Pianist - Debi Sherman

Vocalist - Bill Proctor

Songs - "How Great Thou Art," "Precious Memories," "Amazing Grace"

Interment - Crown Hill Cemetery, Coldwater, Kansas

Pallbearers - Mason Lousch, Steve Cline, Kenny Sizemore, Curtis Rush, Jim Lewis, Dennis Tucker.

Honorary Pallbearers - Vernie White, Ralph Griffith, Jack Vance, Charlie Sanders, Bob Brass, Clifford Blount, Oscar Blount.


The Hutchinson News, August 3, 2001.

Waneta Cline

EMPORIA - Waneta Cline, 85, died July 31, 2001 at Holiday Resort Rehabilitation Center, Emporia.

She was born Jan. 14, 1916, at English, Ind., the daughter of Harvey Monroe and Eva Louise Cummings Tucker. A longtime resident of Coldwater, she moved to Emporia in 1998. She was a graduate of Coldwater High School, and a homemaker.

On June 7, 1936, she married Raymond Everett Cline at Coldwater. He died July 17, 1999.

Survivors include: a daughter, Becky Setterstrom, Emporia; a son, Gary, Charleston, S.C.; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. today at First Christian Church, Coldwater, with the Rev. Kent Little presiding. Burial will be in Crown Hill Cemetery, Coldwater.

Memorials may be sent to the First Christian Church, in care of Carlson Funeral Home, Emporia.


Funeral Service Folder:

WANETA CLINE

Date of Birth - January 14, 1916, English, Indiana

Date of Death - July 31, 2001, Emporia, Kansas

Funeral Service - Friday, August 3, 2001, 11:00 AM

First Christian Church of Coldwater, Coldwater, Kansas

Clergy - Rev. Kent Little

Pianists - Rhonda Nickel and Esther Hardinger

Vocalist - Bill Proctor

Songs - "How Great Thou Art," "Precious Memories"

Interment - Crown Hill Cemetery, Coldwater, Kansas


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.

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.

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


Thanks to Rhonda (Cline) Nickel and Martin Sizemore for the photograph and information.

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