Leon Cline 1967-2016
Leon P. Cline, 49, Havensville, died Sunday, Nov. 13, 2016, at the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City.
He was born June 17, 1967, at Onaga, the son of John and Dorothy Bishop Cline. He graduated from Onaga High School in 1985 and from North Central Kansas Area Vo-Tech in 1986.
Mr. Cline worked at the Onaga Co-op and for 19 years as a maintenance man and bus driver for USD 322. He also worked for 10 years as a Pottawatomie County dispatcher, farmed and owned and operated Clem and Cline DJ Service for 13 years.
He was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Onaga and had served on the Parish Council at the church. He served on the Havensville Volunteer Fire Department, where he was fire chief, assistant fire chief and a certified first responder, for 30 years. He served on the Havensville City Council, the Onaga Area Community Center Board and the Pottawatomie County Fair Board and was a trustee for Grant Township.
Survivors include his mother, Dorothy Cline, Onaga; a brother, John E. Cline and wife Annette, Onaga; five sisters, Mary Teresa Harris and husband Bob, Centralia, Donna Bryan and husband Ed and Patty Campbell, all of Onaga, Nancy Holloway and husband Leon, Hoyt, and Jo Harris and husband Lester, Havensville; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. Burial will follow in Havensville Cemetery. Mr. Cline will lie in state from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and from 10 a.m. to noon Sunday at Chapel Oaks Funeral Home in Onaga. He will lie in state after 1 p.m. Sunday at the church, where rosaries will be prayed at 2:30 p.m. and 6 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hope Lodge, sent in care of Chapel Oaks Funeral Home, P.O. Box 312, Onaga, KS 66521.