A funeral services for Clara Schuldies, 95, will be held 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013 at the United Church of Christ in Wheatland with Reverend Jane Willis officiating. Interment will follow in the Wheatland Cemetery.
Clara passed away Friday, Aug. 30, 2013 at the Goshen Care Center in Torrington.
Clara was born Feb. 22, 1918 to Henry and Elizabeth Dittenber in Mitchell, Neb., the second of eight sisters and one brother.
On Dec. 17, 1939, she married Henry Schuldies in Scottsbluff, Neb. They had two sons, Eugene Lee and Allen Dwaine. Clara and Henry farmed in Minatare and Mitchell, Nebraska and Huntley until 1964. They relocated to Wheatland, where they farmed until they retired in 1976.
Clara was the happiest when she was taking care of her family and helping on the farm. She always had a delicious baked treats whenever anyone stopped by, and no one ever left hungry.
She was survived by her son, Eugene (Phyllis) Schuldies; five grandchildren, Nathan (Lisa) Schuldies of Guernsey, Todd (Hilary) Schuldies of Douglas, Stacey Johnston of Greeley, Colo., Amy McNew-Ratliff of Washington, and Jeff Leitz, daughter-in-law, Iva Schuldies of Boise, Idaho; nine great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren and six sisters.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Henry on Nov. 5, 1993; son, Dwaine; grandson, Scott; sister, Marie and brother, Rhine.
Friends and family may call at the funeral home Friday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Serving as pallbearers will be Nick Schuldies, Todd Schuldies, Bradly Foos, Kari Foos, Vernon Filbert, and David Reichert.
A memorial to the United Church of Christ P.O. Box 444 Wheatland, WY 82201 or to the Services for Seniors, 1605 Sixteenth Street, Wheatland, WY 82201 would be appreciated by the family.
Arrangements are under the direction of Gorman Funeral Homes – Platte Chapel of Wheatland.
Condolences may be left for the family at www.gormanfh.com.