Michael James Cline, age 51, of Columbus died Tuesday; August 28, 2001 at his home. Funeral services are 10:30 a.m. Friday; August 31, 2001at the McKown Funeral Home. The Rev. Gary Main will officiate. Visitation will be held from 3-8 p.m. Thursday at the McKown Funeral Home.
Michael James Cline was born January 8th, 1950 in Port Hueneme, California to Clayton & Bonnie (Cloud) Cline. He graduated from Columbus High School in 1968. He married Shirley Marquart on March 2, 1969. He lived in Columbus and served in the Army National Guard 143rd Infantry from 1970-1976. He was currently working at Sapp Brothers in Columbus. He formerly owned and operated Columbus Auction Company. He worked for 18 years at Henke Manufacturing and later at Greystone and at Bob & Toots in Columbus. He enjoyed antiques, auctions and car racing.
Michael is survived by:
Wife Shirley Cline Columbus, NE
Mother Bonnie Cline Columbus, NE
Daughter Kamela Cline Columbus, NE
Daughter Kimberly (Terry) Martensen Monroe, NE
Brother Randy (Jane) Cline Columbus, NE
Sister Linda Graham Omaha, NE
Sister Debbie (Dennis) Kozak Duncan, NE
Sister Cindy (Roger) Want Rising City, NE
Grandsons Zach, Joey & Chris Martensen Monroe, NE Mother-in-Law Gertrude Marquart Hebron, NE
He was preceded in death by:
Father Clayton Cline
Infant son Kevin Cline
Father-in-Law Elmer Marquart