Susan Jane <I>Atwill</I> Cline

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Susan Jane Atwill Cline

  • Birth 13 Sep 1937 Pasadena, Los Angeles County, California, USA
  • Death 28 Feb 2016 Reno, Washoe County, Nevada, USA
  • Burial Truckee, Nevada County, California, USA
  • Memorial ID 164021587

Sue was the daughter of John and Nancy Atwill. She married John Cline in 1957. They had three children: Nancy, Frank, and Deborah. Sue and John and the children moved often for his many assignments, first as an Episcopal priest serving churches in southern California, then as a Chaplain in the U. S. Army. After John left the military, he and his family served churches in Crescent City, Alturas, and Joshua Tree, 29 Palms.

Sue was a mother, wife, seamstress, crafter, quilter, photographer, school volunteer, Girl Scout leader and board member, co-owner of the Crescent City Greyhound Bus Depot, attendee at the Calpine Water Board meetings, often reminding them of Parliamentary procedure, member and longtime Mission Committee secretary of St. Nicholas’ Episcopal Church, Tahoe City, and member and secretary of the Cabin Fever Quilt Guild, Portola. The Quilt Guild became Sue’s second family, for there she found fellowship, friendship and a means of expressing her tremendous creativity.

Sue was preceded in death by parents John and Nancy Atwill, sister Mary Atwill Baker, son Frank A. Cline, and husband John E. Cline. She is deeply missed by brother John (Jack) Atwill and his wife Laura Hull, daughter Deborah Cline Knochenhauer, husband Mark Knochenhauer, granddaughters; Giguette and Gillian Knochenhauer, daughter Nancy Cline Wright and husband John Wright, one niece, six nephews, and many, many friends.

Sue was a great supporter of organizations that help and protect animals and nature.

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  • Created by: In the Dust of Stars
  • Added: 6 Jun 2016
  • Find A Grave Memorial 164021587
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Susan Jane Atwill Cline (13 Sep 1937–28 Feb 2016), Find A Grave Memorial no. 164021587, citing Sierra Mountains Cemetery, Truckee, Nevada County, California, USA ; Maintained by In the Dust of Stars (contributor 47374189) .