Clara R. (Wendling) Vose

Born: Thu., Dec. 2, 1937
Died: Tue., Oct. 6, 2020


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Clara Rose Vose, age 82, of Perry, IL passed away Tuesday, October 6, 2020 at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield, IL. She was born December 2, 1937 in Perry Township to Ira & Beatrice Woods Wendling. Clara married Gene Griggs Vose on October 21, 1956 at Perry Methodist Church and he survives.

Clara graduated from Perry High School in 1955 and attended Gem City College for two years. She was a secretary at Sheaffer Pen in Ft. Madison, IA and also drove a school bus while living there. After moving back to Pike County, she was employed as a secretary by Perry Springs Chiropractic. She went on to work for  Griggsville Estates and worked for Trio Manufacturing in Griggsville where she retired from. She loved being a homemaker and took great pride in taking care of her home and family. Clara was a selfless wife and mother who was dedicated to her family, she enjoyed cooking for them; even on the spot! She always took care of everyone during deer season and it was always a special occasion to prepare a big breakfast for opening day. She was all about her grandchildren and great grandchildren, who all arrived in short order. She also enjoyed playing piano and tending to her flowers. Clara was a member of Perry Methodist Church and Perry Order of the Eastern Star.

She is survived by her loving husband, Gene Vose; sons, Mark (Brenda) Vose of Quincy, IL, Mitch (Diane) Vose of Griggsville, IL, Mike (Sheila) Vose of Perry, IL and Matt (Marie) Vose of Bloomington, IL; daughter, Missy (Stuart) Hobson of Griggsville; grandchildren, Sullivan (Lindsay) Vose, Amber Vose, Chase (Megan) Vose, Chance (Savannah) Vose, Jessica (Wayne) Strang, McKenzie (Cole) Stalter, Jason (Madison) Hobson, Lindsey (Marc) Rush, Kristin Vose and Sarah Vose; great grandchildren, Beau Vose, Henry Strang and Lyle Stalter; and sister, Phyllis (Wayne) Goewey.

Clara was preceded in death by her parents, Ira and Beatrice Wendling; a brother in infancy; and sister, Caroline Wendling.

All services will be held privately and cremation rites have been accorded. Memorials are suggested to be made to Perry United Methodist Church Monday Lunch Program. Condolences may be left to the family at www.nieburfh.com. Niebur Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

Charitable donations may be made in Clara's memory to the following organization:

Perry Methodist Church Monday Lunch Program

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David & Viki White family
   Posted Tue October 06, 2020
So sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with the family.

Carolyn Drake
   Posted Tue October 06, 2020
So very sorry to hear about Clara Rose. Condolences for the family.

Joan Drage
   Posted Wed October 07, 2020
Mark, Missy and the rest of the family, I'm sorry for your loss. I'll keep all of your family in my thoughts and prayers. May God be with you through this difficult time. God Bless!

Bill and Barb Thiele
   Posted Wed October 07, 2020
We are so very sorry for your deep loss. Clara was such a super lady. Our hearts go out to each and every one of you. Love, hugs, and prayers.

Jim and Julie Dehart
   Posted Wed October 07, 2020
Our sincere sympathy to the Vose family. Clara and Marie Dehart were friends at Trio, and truly enjoyed sharing their interest in growing flowers!

Rich Archer
   Posted Wed October 07, 2020
Mitch and family, we are sorry for your loss.

Frank / Mary Long
   Posted Wed October 07, 2020
Sorry to hear of Clara Rose's passing. We were cheerleaders together in High School at Perry and had some fun bunking parties with all the cheerleaders. She was always so nice to us lower class people. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Terry Stromquist
   Posted Wed October 07, 2020

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Bill and Betty Craven
   Posted Wed October 07, 2020
Our thoughts are with the entire Vose and Hobson families including Dad, all the children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren, and sister, Phyllis Goewey and family. It is such a difficult time for everyone when a loved one leaves us with many life adjustments each of you will encounter. May your happy memories help.
Bill and Betty Craven

Bonnie Casteel Long
   Posted Thu October 08, 2020
Dear Vose family,
Kindly accept my condolence as I remember Clara.
It was always a treat to visit her when I was with my Mom at the Estates. Clara was pretty, friendly and personable.
I hope you have many happy memories and the love of God to share this sad time together.
My Sincere Sympathy, Bonnie

Douglas and Anita Brackett
   Posted Thu October 08, 2020
We are so very sorry for your loss. Prayers for comfort in this difficult time. She was such a sweet sweet lady. Heaven has gained another special angel. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Yes

Agnes Peile
   Posted Thu October 08, 2020
To the Vose family, my sincere sympathy in the loss of Wife, Mother, & Grandmother. We worked together at Nature House.

Joan Meyertholen
   Posted Sat October 10, 2020
Gene and family,
I have lots of good memories of Claire. I always enjoyed our phone conversations. My sympathies to you during this difficult time.
Joan Meyertholen

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