Clara Alma Dunn
Clara Alma Dunn, 98, of Decatur, passed away 4:20 p.m. Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at Symphony of Decatur.
Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m., Monday, August 3, 2015 at Heath and Vaughn Funeral Home, 201 N. Elm, Champaign, Ill., with visitation from 10 to 11 a.m., Monday, August 3, at the funeral home.
The Rev. Kris Light will officiate.
Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Urbana, Ill.
Memorials may be made to Clara Dunn Memorial, in care of Paula Tepple, Symphony of Decatur, 2530 N. Monroe St., Decatur, IL 62526.
Clara was born July 26, 1917 to Frank and Bessie (Walters) Leisner in Tell City, Indiana. She married Roy Mathew Dunn on August 23, 1941 in St. Charles County, Missouri.
Clara retired from Burnham City Hospital, Champaign after working many years as a laundress. She was an avid bowler and a member of the 300 Club. She liked to keep busy with sewing, gardening and traveling the world. She especially enjoyed Europe. She was an Illini fan and didn't miss a game.
She is survived by her daughter Nancy of Oakley, Ill.; grandchildren, Christopher Cordes, Jennifer (Terry) Martin, Pamela Cordes, Roy (Beth) Flach; step- grandchildren Lynne Durham, Elaine (Mitch) Fruhling, Lisa (Ron) Hammac, Kevin Flach, Tammy (Doug) Dawson; 13 great-grandchildren, 18 great-great-grandchildren; and brother Ivan (Elaine) Leisner.
She was preceded in death by her husband Roy, 1 granddaughter, 2 great-grandchildren, 1 great-great grandchild; parents Frank and Bessie Leisner, 2 sisters, and 5 brothers.
The family would like to thank the staff at Symphony of Decatur Nursing Home for all the loving care and compassion given to Clara.
Online condolences may be offered at www.HeathandVaughn.com.