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Obituaries

September 18, 2013

VERL N. CLINE

Verl N. Cline, 97, of Covington, Ind., died at 6:03 p.m. EDT Monday, Sept. 16, 2013, at Presence United Samaritans Medical Center, Danville.

He was born June 24, 1916, near Coatesville, Ind., the son of Orlea and Lorena (Gross) Cline.

He graduated from high school and attended Danville Business College. He was a World War II Army veteran serving in Europe.

He was a medical administrative assistant at Danville Veterans Affairs hospital 27 years, retiring Dec. 31, 1973. He attended Indiana State University Securities Program and obtained his securities and broker’s licenses. He was employed at Wm. Burnside & Co. many years, retiring in 2011.

He enjoyed all sports, was an avid Cubs fan, and had coached the Bums in Little League Baseball.

Verl married Fern D. Stuebe on Nov. 23, 1943, at Trinity Lutheran Church, Danville.

She survives with two daughters, Jane E. (Johnny) Parker of Safety Harbor, Fla., and Judy A. Cline of Covington. His parents; a son, James; and a sister, Jeanette Carroll, preceded him in death.

Visitation will be 11 a.m. EDT until time of services at 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19, at Shelby Funeral Home, Covington. Rev. Andy Martin will officiate. Burial with military honors by Veedersburg American Legion will follow in Mt. Hope Cemetery.

Memorials requested to Covington Community Foundation or Presence USMC Foundation with envelopes available at Shelby Funeral Home. Condolences to the family: www.shelbyfuneralhome.com.

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