Age 96, of Stillwater, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on August 2, 2023.
Clara lived a modest yet remarkable life, serving her country with pride during her 22 years in the Navy
and exploring the world. Her creative talents as an artist and gardener brought joy to those around her,
and her strong faith and her church family at Grace Baptist Church were a source of comfort and
strength. Her immediate and extended family were very important to her, and she was there for them
whenever they needed her most. She was a quiet soul with a strong opinion and will be remembered for
her generosity, dedication, and humility.
Preceded in death by parents, John and Nellie, brothers Walter, Paul and Edward, and sister Dorothy
She is survived by her brothers, Robert and Donald; along with 23 nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in Clara's memory to Valley Outreach, an
organization that held a special place in her heart.
Funeral Service to be held at 11AM, on Saturday, August 12, at Grace Baptist Church (12721 75 th St. N,
Stillwater). Family and friends may visit one hour prior. Reception to follow service. Private family
interment at Fort Snelling National Cemetery.