Verna Cline

Verna Cline

Verna Cline, 89, of Cazenovia, died Tuesday, February 4, 2014 at Sauk County Healthcare.

She was born December 1, 1924 the daughter of Theron and Grace (Hess) Ripley. Verna attended Hickory Park Grade School and was a graduate of Lime Ridge High School Class of 1944. Verna married Clifton Cline on September 28, 1946. Verna enjoyed farming, especially mowing hay. She had large gardens and did a lot of canning and freezing. Verna enjoyed baking and made several kinds of Christmas candy. She made and shared lots of sea foam candy. Verna bowled for many years and always enjoyed time with her teammates at State Tournaments.

Verna is survived by daughters: Sandra (Ed) Hanko of La Valle, Kim (Jim) Knuth of North Freedom; four grandchildren: Todd(Melissa) Knuth of Cazenovia, Tim Knuth of Reedsburg, Ryan (Kerry) Hanko of Sioux Falls, SD, and Jessica (Andy)Huebsch of Ithaca; five great-grandchildren: Allen, Emily and Owen Knuth, River Hanko, Hailey Boon and unborn baby boy Huebsch; brother Donald ‘Bud’ Ripley (special friend Lorraine Cortleyou) of Hillpoint; brother-in-law and sister-in-law Bernie (Shirley) Cline Jr. of Ocola, FL; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Verna was preceded in death by her husband, parents, in-laws Bernie and Querita Cline, twin sister Vera (Francis)Helt, sister Delores (Sam Jr.)McCauley, sister-in-law Gloria Ripley, infant twin sister and brother Pearl and Merle Ripley.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, February 8, 2014 at 11:00 AM at the Pratt Memorial Chapel in Richland Center with Pastor Bob Maeglin officiating. Burial will follow in the Concord Cemetery. Friends may call at the Pratt Memorial Chapel on Saturday, February 8, 2014 from 10:00 AM until the time of the service at 11:00 AM.

The Pratt Funeral and Cremation Service is assisting the family with their arrangements.

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