Clara Johanna King, 101

Published 10:44 am Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Clara Johanna King, 101, of Austin, died Saturday, Aug. 6, 2011, at Sacred Heart Care Center where she was a resident.

Clara King

Clara was born Sept. 9, 1909, in Roselle, Iowa, to Joseph and Agnes (Ostendorf) Puettman. She attended Visitation Church and School in Stacyville, Iowa, where she grew up. On April 20, 1932, she was united in marriage to Alfred P. King in Stacyville. He preceded her in death on April 18, 1982.

Clara was a homemaker. She was a member of St. Augustine Catholic Church in Austin. Her faith and her family were very important to her.

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Survivors include her daughter, Jean King of Austin; sister, Loretta Krebsbach of Stacyville; many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husband, she is preceded in death by her parents; one brother; seven sisters.

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 11, at St. Augustine Catholic Church with Father Jim Steffes officiating. Friends may call one hour before the service at the church on Thursday. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery. Arrangements by Mayer Funeral Home.