Marjorie Winifred (Rist) Cline, 90, of Humboldt, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014 at Community Medical Center in Falls City. She was born Aug. 11, 1924 in Salem to Arthur and Winifred (Hayes) Baker.
She grew up near Salem and started grade school in Dawson before attending Honey Creek Consolidated School. Marjorie later graduated from Honey Creek High School with the Class of 1941. She continued her education at Peru State College from 1941-1942 and played volleyball for the Bobcats.
On Jan. 10, 1943, Marjorie was united in marriage to Louis Rist in Humboldt. To this union four children — Sharon, Ron, John, and Richard — were born. The couple raised their family on a farm south of Humboldt while Marjorie worked for various businesses in town. They later moved off the farm and into town in 1971. After Louis died in 1972, she was married to Lawrence Jaros for two years until he died in August of 1974. Marjorie later married Bill Cline on Dec. 30, 1979 and shared 12 years of marriage together.
Marjorie was a member of the Harvey-Mann Legion Auxiliary and worked for many years as a waitress at the Legion Club in Humboldt.
Marjorie was preceded in death by her parents; husbands, Louis Rist, Lawrence Jaros and Bill Cline; brothers, Dale and Marvin Baker; and a sister, Mildred Baker.
Marjorie is survived by her daughter, Sharon Stalder, of Syracuse; sons, Ron (Sherryn) Rist, of Humboldt; John (Loretta) Rist, of Humboldt; Richard (Mary) Rist, of Madison, WI; grandchildren, Rhonda Vaughan, Becky Stanley, Brent Stalder, Tami Stalder, Jodi Stalder, Nicole Rist, Marcus Rist, Megan Haymart and Ryan Rist; step-grandchildren, Tammy Rowe, Rex Usher, Mark Usher and Russell Usher; four great-grandsons; many step great-grandchildren; and many other nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends.
Funeral Services were held Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014 at The Wherry Mortuary in Humboldt, with Pastor Howard Blecha officiating. Visitation was Friday, Oct. 31, 2014, at Wherry Mortuary. Interment at Humboldt Cemetery. Memorials contributions may be given to the family’s choice.
Online condolences may be sent to www.wherrymortuary.com