Clara Mary Barber, 98, Park Falls



Clara Mary Barber
age 98, of Park Falls, died on Tuesday April 15, 2014 at Park Manor Nursing Home in Park Falls.  She was born on March 30, 1916 in New Glarus, the daughter of Peter and Klara (Bemund) Gehrig.  Her early life and schooling were in Elgin, IL  On January 15, 1946 she married George Barber in Chicago.  The couple moved to Butternut in 1960 and owned and operated Barber Northern Pines Resort and Maple Grove Ceramics.  Clara enjoyed cooking and spending time with her family and friends.
 
She is survived by:
her son Stanley (Rosemary) Pollitt of Butternut
(3)grandchildren:
Vance (Carolyn), Randy, and Scott Pollitt
(2)great-grandchildren: Trevor and Natalee Pollitt
(1)sister: Anna Fohrman of Elgin, IL
 her special friend Les of Elgin, IL
and many nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband George in 1998, her son Raymond Pollitt, and (6)brothers and sisters.
 
A private service will be held. 
 
The Novitzke Funeral Home is assisting the family.
 

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