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NEWSPAPER UNKNOWN, 13 February 1940
Following an illness of about four weeks, J.M. CLINE died at his home in Haddam, Tuesday evening. Mr. CLINE was another one of the community's older residents, having lived in the community over fifty

For the past twenty-three years he has lived in Haddam. Mr. CLINE enjoyed a long and useful life and had the esteem and respect of the community.

The story of his life follows: Joseph Martin CLINE,
son of Joseph and Jane CLINE was born in Morgan Co, IL, July 15, 1859 and passed away on Feb 13, 1940 at the age of 80 years, 6 months and 28 days.

He was united in marriage to Mary E. McDEVITT on Jan 22, 1881. To this union there was born four daughters and three sons.

He was preceded in death by his wife and two daughters, Mrs. Bertha OLIVER, and Mrs. Ella RHINE.

There are left to mourn his departure, two daughters, Mrs. Edith YOUNG of Foyil, OK and Miss Julia CLINE of Washington and three sons, Ray R. CLINE of Hubbell, NE; Martin D. CLINE of Benkleman, NE, and Chester H. CLINE of Haddam.

Mr. CLINE was the youngest of a family of six brothers and three sisters. He is the last member of his family.

He came to Hubbell, NE in 1887. The following year he came to Kansas and lived near Haddam until in Feb 1917, when he moved to Haddam, where he has since resided.

Mr. CLINE was brought up in the faith of the Baptists. Later he joined the United Brethren Church in the Round Grove neighborhood.

He was an upright home loving, industrious man, a kind father and a good and faithful husband. He will be missed by the family circle and by his many friends in this community.

Funeral services were conducted this afternoon (Thursday) in the Haddam Church by the Rev. E.O. JOHNSON. Interment was made in the Haddam cemetery.

Transcribed and Contributed by Delores Raines

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