TOLEDO RITES FOR FRED CLINE
Funeral services for Fred Cline, 76, of Toledo, who died Wednesday evening Dec. 11, 1957, at the Toledo Convalescent Home, were Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Henderson Funeral Home in Toledo, with Rev. H.L. Sherman, pastor of the First Methodist church, officiating. Interment was in the Woodlawn cemetery.
Organ selections were played by Mrs. M.R.Thompson and the flowers were cared for by Mrs. Don Henderson. Pallbearers were, Arthur Christensen, James Brown, Lester Emerson, C.E. Bell, Paul Ebersole and Elmer Reinig. Odd Fellow rites were conducted at the grave.
Fred Rufus Cline, was born June 23, 1881, in Creighton, Neb., and spent most of his life in Tama County. On Nov. 23, 1901, he married Anna Hubbel. Following their marriage they made their home in Toledo. They had no children of their own but adopted a daughter, Annabelle.
Mr. Cline was well known as he was janitor of the Toledo Public school for 24 years, then spent four more years as janitor of the Batcher Building in Toledo, after which he retired because of ill health. He was a member of the Woodman of America for many years and was a member of the Toledo Odd Fellow Lodge at the time of his death. He has been a member of the First Methodist church in Toledo since 1921.
Since the death of his wife in 1949, Mr. Cline had lived in various homes in Toledo and the past six months had been in the Toledo Convalescent Home. His death was caused by a heart condition. Survivors include a brother and sister, William Cline and Mrs. Viola Hendricks of Portland, Oregon. Preceding him in death besides his wife are the daughter Mrs. Annabelle Foreman of Chelsea.