Published 12:00 am Wednesday, May 27, 2009
Clarice L. Lightley, 95
Clarice Lorraine Lightley, 95, of Austin died on May 23, 2009 at Adams Health Care Center in Adams, Minn.
She was born March 5, 1914 in Worthington, Minn., to William and Theresa (Johnson) Taylor. Clarice graduated from High School in 1933. On Nov. 27, 1938 she was married to Henry George Lightley of Austin in St. Ansgar, Iowa. Clarice was an active member of the First United Methodist Church in Austin. She did volunteer work with the Salvation Army and enjoyed going to the Senior Center. She was also a member of the Austin Women of the Moose. Clarice enjoyed sewing, knitting, gardening and going to the lake fishing.
Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m., Saturday, May 30, 2009 at First United Methodist Church with the Reverend Patricia M. Toschak officiating. Interment will be in Oakwood Cemetery in Austin. Visitation will be at First United Methodist Church on Saturday from 12:30 p.m. until the time of the service. The family prefers memorials to the First United Methodist Church. Clasen-Jordan Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.
Clarice is survived by her daughters, Patricia A. Johnson, Austin, Karen (Roger) Kruger, Austin; son, Dean Lightley, Austin; six grandchildren, twelve great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and son-in-law, David H. Johnson.
Casket Bearers will be Peter Kruger, Jon Kruger, Ross Johnson, Wade Johnson, Lisa Stout and Brad Stout.