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In Memory of

Mary E. Cline

September 17, 1933 - March 9, 2017

Obituary


Mary Ellen Cline, 84, of Loves Park, passed away on March, 9, 2017. Born September 17, 1933 in Rockford, IL. Daughter of Otto and Hazel Emerson. United in marriage to Lerma Cline on December 1st 1951 in Rockford, IL. He predeceased her on June 21, 2014. She was a loving wife of 63 years to the sunshine of her life and now she is able to once again to be in his arms.

During her lifetime she was employed by Yonkers, DJ Stewart and Bergner's. Mary found enjoyment in the outdoors being in...

Mary Ellen Cline, 84, of Loves Park, passed away on March, 9, 2017. Born September 17, 1933 in Rockford, IL. Daughter of Otto and Hazel Emerson. United in marriage to Lerma Cline on December 1st 1951 in Rockford, IL. He predeceased her on June 21, 2014. She was a loving wife of 63 years to the sunshine of her life and now she is able to once again to be in his arms.

During her lifetime she was employed by Yonkers, DJ Stewart and Bergner's. Mary found enjoyment in the outdoors being in her yard where she loved to feed her beloved squirrels and birds. Along with Lerma she enjoyed camping and fishing. She loved collecting Angels. Her most favorite pastime of all was spending time with her family.

Survived by her sons, Joseph Cline and James Cline; grandchildren, Ashley Johnson , Amanda Cline, Damon Johnson, Jayden Johnson; siblings, Howard (Fran) Emerson (Rochester, IL), Elizabeth
Emerson Chelinsky (Byron, IL), Albert (Cathy) Emerson (Brentwood, TN), Otto Emerson Jr, Julia Emerson Carmody and Catherine Emerson; numerous nieces and nephews

Predeceased by her parents; spouse, Lerma; great-granddaughter, Payton Smallwood.

Funeral Service at 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 18 at Sunset Funeral Home, 8800 North Alpine Rd, Machesney Park. Pastor Charles Waggoner will be officiating the service. Visitation at 9 a.m. until time of service. In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to the family.