Dennis W. Cline, 76, of Webster City, died Tuesday, February 21, 2012 at Mary Greeley Medical Center in Ames. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, February 24 at Trinity Lutheran Church with Reverends Mike Kroona and Tony Ede officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service and following the service at the church. Private family burial will be held at the Gowrie Township Cemetery at a later date.
Dennis William Cline, son of Raymond and Emma Burger Cline was born on August 3, 1935 on the family farm in Calhoun County, Iowa. He graduated from Gowrie High School in 1953. Following his education, he served in the U.S. Navy for three years. He was an electrician on the U.S.S. Taussig during the Korean War. On September 1, 1956 he married Fay Louise Monson at the Methodist Church in Gowrie. The couple resided in Fort Dodge, Ankeny, Lincoln, NE, Jefferson, and Webster City. Dennis worked for over 36 years with the Jewel Tea Company as a supervisor and route salesman.
In addition to Fay, his wife of over 55 years, he is survived by his son, Doug Cline of Nevada; daughter, Linda (Tom) Miller of Cresco; grandsons, Dan and Andrew Miller; sister, Sharon (Herman) Sahr of Chippewa Falls, WI; Doris (Larry) Nelson of Callender; and sister-in-law, Judy Cline of Englewood, CO.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and his brother, John Cline.
Dennis was a 50 year member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Webster City, where he served on the church council. He was also a member and past president of both the Webster City Main Street Kiwanis and Jefferson Kiwanis Clubs. He sang with the Webster City Men's Chorus and was a hospital greeter.
Foster Funeral Home and Cremation Center in charge of arrangements.