Laura Francis Cline


Laura Francis Cline

Laura Francis Cline, age 90, of Lockridge, passed away Monday, October 30, 2017, at Mercy Hospital in Iowa City, Iowa.

Visitation for family and friends will be 3:00-5:00 p.m., Sunday, November 5, 2017, at Behner Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be at 10:00 a.m., Monday, November 6, at Behner Funeral Home with Pastor Kevin Dice officiating. Burial will be in the Packwood Cemetery.

Memorials can be made to Donor's choice. Cards and memorials can be sent to: Carlos Cline, 1237 N. Blackhawk Buchanan Ave., Jesup, IA 50648.

Laura was born September 22, 1927, to Allen and Anna (Cudworth) Williams in West Palm Beach, Fla. She married Ivan Erleu Cline Sr. on December 7, 1946. They celebrated 69 years of marriage before he passed away March 25, 2016.

Laura lived most of her life in the Fairfield area. She was a homemaker, helped Ivan on the farm and worked later in life at Wal-Mart. Some of Laura's interests were making quilts, crocheting, watching westerns and traveling.

Left to share Laura's memories are her five children and spouses: Ivan (Jr.) and Fon Cline of Fairfield, William (Bill) and Louise Cline of Fairfield, Duane and Phyllis Cline of Birmingham, Michael and Lilliana Cline of Agency and Carlos and Nancy Cline of Jesup, Iowa; 23 grandchildren; 39 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; two brothers, Larry "Joe" Williams, Keith and Judy Williams; two sisters, Mary Schultz and Helen Rippey; one sister-in-law, Wanda Williams.

Laura was preceded by her parents, Allen and Anna Williams; her husband, Ivan Cline Sr.; three sons and daughter-in-law, twin sons, Dale Eugene and Darrell Erleu Cline, Marvin and Carlyn Cline; two grandsons, Neiko Morris and Eric Waterhouse; two brothers, Frank Williams and Richard Williams; two sisters-in-law, Etta Williams and Margaret Williams; and two brothers-in-law, Arza Schutz and James Rippey.

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