January 16, 1928 ~ June 2, 2015
Richard Dennis 'Dick' Cline, 87, passed away June 2, 2015. Survived by his wife of 64 years, Shirley; children, Eve A. (Rusty) Papish of Colorado Springs, Timothy B. Cline of Florence, Ariz., John C. Cline of Mesa Ariz., Matthew T. Cline of Denver and Ellen J. (Luke) Nelson of Pueblo; brother, Donald Cline of Phoenix, Ariz.; sister, Gloria Kerr of Sahuarita, Ariz.; grandchildren, Chelsea L. Meier and Kyle R. Meier; great-grandchild, Damion; and numerous nieces and nephews. Dick was preceded in death by his parents Everett and Opal Cline. Dick was a veteran of the US Navy, serving during WWII and the Korean Conflict. He graduated from Pueblo Junior College (PCC) and the University of Colorado, Boulder in 1953. Dick was employed in the financial field as an insurance broker, stockbroker, manager and bank administrator. He was very active in theater and an organizing member of the Impossible Players, receiving their Lifetime Achievement Award in 2009. He did a one-man show called 'Charles Goodnight' for many years, which helped raise money for local organizations. Dick served on and chaired many community boards including the Jaycees, Chamber of Commerce, Broadway Theater League, Sangre de Cristo Arts and Conference Center, Goodwill, SRDA, Diversified Industries for the Disabled, Girl Scouts and the United Way. Dick was inducted into the Pueblo Hall of Fame in 2013. He was a member of BPO Elks Lodge No. 90 and Rotary 43, serving as their president in 1974-5. Dick had a kind heart, maintained a positive outlook, loved his family, friends and life. He will be missed. Service 2 p.m. Saturday, June 6, 2015, in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel. Interment, Mountain View Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Sangre de Cristo Arts & Conference Center or POSADA through Montgomery & Steward Funeral Directors, 1317 N. Main St., Pueblo, CO 81003. Online condolences, www.montgomerysteward.com.