Birthplace: Burton, OH
City of Residence: Middlefield, OH
Memorial Date: 11/08/2012 - 1 p.m.
Memorial Location: Russell Funeral Service, 15670 West High St., Middlefield.
Clara Detweiler, of Middlefield, passed away Nov. 5, 2012, at Briar Hill Health Care Residence surrounded by her family. She was 91.
She was born Jan. 3, 1921, in Burton and lived in Burton and Troy Township before moving to Middlefield 11 years ago.
Clara married Dan Detweiler on Jan. 9, 1941.
She is survived by her six children, Enos (Mary Jane) Detweiler of Troy, Irene (Roger) Howe of San Diego, Calif., Elizabeth (Pete) Petersen of Middlefield, Dan (Gail) Detweiler of Naples, Fla., Linda (H. William) Yoder of Newport, Pa., and Clare (Robert) Gilham of Broadview Heights; 14 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews; and many dear friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years; granddaughter Allison Detweiler; grandson Clifford Brilla; parents; and siblings.
Clara’s family would like to thank the staff of Briar Hill and Hospice of Care Corp. for the loving care they provided for Grandma D during the last month of her life.
Friends may call from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Nov. 7 at Russell Funeral Service, 15670 West High St., Middlefield.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Nov. 8 at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Hospice of Care Corp, 831 South St., Chardon, OH 44024.
Online condolences may be made at www.russellfuneralservicesusa.com.