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Clara Klavenga

February 24, 1919 May 15, 2020
Clara Klavenga
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CLARA KLAVENGA, 101, of Fulton, IL died on Friday, May 15, 2020 at MercyOne Clinton Medical Center after a brief illness. The Fulton Chapel of the Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. A private Interment will be held at Fulton Township Cemetery. A memorial to Harbor Crest Home and Unity Christian Schools has been established.
Clara was born February 24, 1919 in Fulton, to John and Fredreka (Zaagman) Klavenga. She was educated in the Fulton Christian Grade School. Clara enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1944 during WWII where she served as a member of U.S. Naval Reserve or WAVES for two years. She was a lifelong member of the First Christian Reformed Church in Fulton. She was also active as a leader in Fulton Christian School Excelsior Club and Tulip Club benefiting the Fulton Christian School. Clara had worked as a seamstress for many years at the Clinton Garment Company. She loved taking home movies of her many nieces and nephews in their early years for which they now cherish. Letter writing was her passion as she loved corresponding with family and friends. She held the title of “Family Historian”.
Survivors include numerous nieces and nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. Clara was preceded in death by her parents; three sisters, Bernice Klavenga, Angeline Miley, Anna Braun; four brothers, David, Martin, Ike and Henry Klavenga.
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Fulton Township Cemetery Final Resting Place

701 Fowler Rd,
Fulton, IL 61252

701 Fowler Rd, Fulton 61252 IL
United States

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