Clara Steimle

Friday, December 8, 2006

NEW HAMBURG, Mo. -- Clara Francis Steimle, 89, of New Hamburg died Thursday, Dec. 7, 2006, at Chaffee Nursing Center in Chaffee, Mo.

She was born Jan. 21, 1917, at New Hamburg, daughter of Frank Joseph and Mary Bertha Gosche Steimle.

Steimle retired as a floor lady at Thorngate Ltd. in Chaffee. She was a member of St. Lawrence Catholic Church and its St. Ann Sodality.

Survivors include several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by seven brothers and a sister.

Friends may call after 4:30 p.m. today at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Benton, Mo. Parish prayers will be at 6.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Lawrence Church, with the Rev. Normand Varone officiating. Burial will be in St. Lawrence Church Cemetery.