Thursday, July 5th, 2007
Clara E. Deloye, 95, 331 Cardo Road, Fort Loramie, died at 10:30 p.m. July 1, 2007, at Heritage Manor Nursing Home, Minster.
She was born March 17, 1912, in Darke County, to Joseph and Rosa Koester Meyer. On Feb. 28, 1935, she married George Howick, who died Aug. 3, 1935. On Jan. 23, 1946, she married Norbert Deloye, who died Jan. 31, 1999.
Surviving are three sons, George (Joan) Howick, Lake LeAnn, Mich., Richard, Houston, Texas, and Larry (Donna), Fort Loramie; two daughters, Marlene (Raymond) Seger, Covington, and Jeanette (Bill) Cooper, Charleston, W.Va.; a brother, Edward Meyer, North Star; a sister, Alice Pohlman, Maria Stein; a sister-in-law, Mary Weisgerber, Findlay; 21 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren.
Deceased are a son, Joseph; five brothers and three sisters.
She was a homemaker, a dairy farmer and a member of Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Newport, and its Rosary and Altar Sodality.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Monday at the church, the Rev. Steven Shoup officiating. Burial is at the church cemetery.
Calling is 2-7 p.m. Sunday and 9-10 a.m. Monday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Minster.
Contributions can be made to the church.