Clara G. Whipple, age 97 of Montello, passed away on Sunday, September 2, 2018 at Montello Care Center. She was born on November 6, 1920 in Regina, Saskatchewan of Canada. Clara was two years old when she moved to the United States with her parents, Herman and Pearl Oberer. She married John A. Whipple on November 6, 1937 in Sturgeon Bay. They built their home in Sturgeon Bay and lived there for 17 years prior to moving to West Bend where Clara was employed at Amity Leather Products for 17 years. Following her retirement in 1983, John and Clara moved to Packwaukee. John passed away on June 20, 1998 and in May of 1999, Clara moved to Montello. She was a member of Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Packwaukee for over 20 years and Finks Homemakers Club. Clara loved to garden, fish and visit the elderly.
Survivors include her son, David Whipple, Montello; three grandchildren; three great grandchildren; six great great grandchildren; other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, daughter and an infant daughter along with three sisters and one brother.
According to Clara’s wishes no formal service will be held. A private family inurnment service will be held at Underhill Cemetery, Town of Packwaukee with Rev. Larry Sheppard officiating.
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