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Frida Cline, 95 - March 01, 2016

Frida Henrietta Cline, 95, of Newton, KS, formerly of Gothenburg, passed away Tuesday, March 1, 2016, at Asbury Park in Newton.
Services took place at Banner United Methodist Church on Monday, March 7, with the Rev. Janie Freeman officiating. Interment was at the Peckham Cemetery at Gothenburg.
Cline was born Oct. 11, 1920, the sixth of eight children to Adolph and Henny Rickertsen of rural Lexington.
She attended country school and graduated from Lexington High School in 1938. Following her graduation, she worked at a bank in Lexington until her marriage on April 18, 1942, to Billy Cline.
Cline and her husband spent their first year of marriage at various U.S. Army bases before he was shipped overseas in World War II.
Following the war, the family returned to Nebraska where her husband was a life-long farmer in the Gothenburg area.
In addition to being a farm wife and mother of four, she was active at Banner Methodist Church, lead 4-H Clubs and was active in the VFW Auxiliary.
Cline was employed at McDonald’s Clothing store as a sales clerk, and later at Simon Chevrolet Motor Company as a bookkeeper. She then provided child care in her home and was especially proud of the Bahe boys and the Wilson children as they grew up, according to family members.
After residing at Dawson County all her life, in December of 2010, she moved to Newton to be near to family.
?Her interests included Nebraska wildflowers, yard work, sewing, quilting, crocheting and collecting angels.
?Cline was preceded in death by: her husband, Billy H. Cline in 1990; parents, Adolf and Henny Rickertsen; brothers—Henry, Chris, Carl and Bill Rickertsen; sisters—Anna Hilton and Else Biehl; father and mother-in-law, Emory and Hazel Cline; her in-laws—Vance Cline, Jean Atkinson, Ruth Anderson and Robert Cline.
Survivors include: son, Gary (Penny) Cline and their son Jeremy (Babette) and children—Chloe and Seth of California; son, William (Connie) Cline and their son Adrian of New Jersey; daughter, Nanet (Rich) Sula and their son Jacob; daughter, Vicki (Robert) Bergman and their three children; daughter, Cathlina; son, Greg (Kate) and sons—Joshua and Dominic; son, Danny (Laura) and their children—JonJay, David, Molly, May and Lily of Kansas; sister, Betty (Roy) Clark of Lexington; sisters-in-law—Lucile Rickertsen of Gothenburg and Bertha Rickertsen of Lexington.
Memorials are suggested to the Banner United Methodist Church, Banner Road, Gothenburg, NE 69138.