Karen Cline, 82, of Hayward, passed away on Wednesday, November 20, 2019.
Karen Cline was born on March 3, 1937, to Harold and Frances Schlieman, weighing in at 11 lbs. 7.5 oz. During Karen’s gradeschool years, she joined the Girl Scouts and was the first in the group to be a senior Girl Scout in Hayward. One of the activities learned in Girl Scouts was nursing, and Karen was hired at the Hayward Hospital as a candy striper. She also sang in the high school choir and was in the Hayward marching band. She played the clarinet and saxophone. She was a member of the Hayward Saddle Club with her palomino, Sport. She married staff sergeant Daniel Cline on July 9, 1964. He passed away in 1977. Karen enjoyed fishing, hunting, oil painting and playing cards. She was a member of the civil air patrol as a lieutenant along with two of her children. She was also a member of the First Congregational Church, where she sang in the choir, and she also sang with the Hayward Community Choir for over 10 years. Karen enjoyed going out dancing and kicking up her heels.
Preceding her death were her parents, Harold and Frances Schlieman; her brother, Richard (Donna) Schlieman; nephews Paul and Basil; her sisters, Lorraine (Joe) Hagan and Jeanne (Earl) Levine; her daughter, Kara Jean; and her son, Harold.
Karen is survived by her daughter, Cheryl Cline Rasmussen; granddaughter, Cara Rasmussen; grandson, Dan (Tracy) Rasmussen; and great granddaughters, Alexis and Emma Rasmussen of Cable; her daughter, Robyn (Jim) Hanson; grandsons, Brady and Blake Conrad; great-granddaughters; Kayla and Jameson Conrad of Arizona; and many nieces and nephews.
She will be missed.