Clara Belle (Lind) Rorah75.0 of Maquoketa Iowa died Saturday morning November 212009.0 at the Maquoketa Care Center in Maquoketa Iowa.
A celebration of her life will be held at 9:30 A.M. Wednesday November 252009.0 from the Faith Community Church in Maquoketa Iowa. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 P.M. on Tuesday November 242009.0 from the Carson & Son Funeral And Cremation Services in Maquoketa Iowa. Burial will be at the Hickory Grove Cemetery rural Monmouth Iowa.
Clara Belle Lind was born on October 27 1934 in Clinton Iowa to Oscar E. Lind and Helen M. (Heath) Lind. She was a 1953 graduate of Maquoketa Community High School. She married Thomas J. Rorah on November 25 1953 in Dubuque Iowa. He preceded her in death on August 13 1996.
Clara had first farmed with her husband. She then worked as a nurses aide and for many years worked as a sewer and scroller at Pacific Coast Feather in Maquoketa until retirement.
Clara was a member of Faith Community Church Maquoketa Garden Club and the Town and Country Quilters Club.
working outside with her flowers and garden and playing euchre. She especially loved time spent with her family.
Clara is survived by her children Polly (Harry) DeLange of Davenport IA Linda (Ernie) Mendel-Davidson of Maquoketa IA and Tom (and girlfriend Barb) of Maquoketa IA; 8 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents her husband a brother Charles Lind a sister Donna Lyons a son David a daughter Carol a grandson Joshua Mendel and twin great-grandchildren Colton and Damon Miller.
A Clara B. Rorah Memorial Fund has been established.