Clara Jean Claus, 86, of Wooster, was called home on Monday, June 15, 2020 at OSU Medical Center in Columbus after a brief illness.
Clara was born Oct. 24, 1933 in Woodsfield to the late Harry and Mary (Thomas) Bright and was a 1950 graduate of Woodsfield High School. On Dec. 10, 1955 she married Alvin V. Claus and they shared nearly 65 years together. They had made their home near Moreland since 1957 and Clara retired from Rubbermaid Inc. after 28 years of services. She was a member of Moreland United Methodist Church and had been a former Cub Scout Leader. Clara enjoyed quilting, baking, gardening and working in her flower beds and she will be missed
Surviving are her husband, Alvin; children and their spouses, Debbie and Doug Snell and Dennis and Sandy Claus both of Wooster; grandchildren, Walker (Tyler) Claus, Jarrod (Meghan) Snell and Jessica Snell; great-grandchildren, Hunter, Aiden, Ellie and Milah Snell; brothers, Paul (Ruth) Bright of Ashland, Richard (Karen) Bright of Millersburg, Ralph (Vicki) Bright of Lucas and Ronald (Claudia) Bright of Ashland; sisters, Wilda Paden of Paden City, WV and Janet (David Weyer) Clark of Ashland; and many nieces and nephews.
Clara was preceded in death by 3 grandchildren, Nick Claus and Cassandra and Christina Snell; brothers, Robert, Don, David and Harry Byron Bright and a sister, Donna Lou Bright.
Services will be Friday, June 19th at 11:00 a.m. at the Moreland United Methodist Church with Pastor Steve Smith officiating. Burial will be in the Moreland Cemetery. Friends may call Thursday from 5-8 p.m. at the church. Please practice personnel safety and distancing during this time. Tributes may be shared at www.Murray-Funeral-Home.com Memorial contributions may be made to the Moreland United Methodist Church, 138 E. Moreland Rd., Wooster, OH 44691.
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