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From: Elaine McDowell <>
Subject: [RUS-SARATOV-FRANK] obit: Clara Croissant
Date: Tue, 24 Jul 2007 03:59:52 -0600


*Greeley Tribune
Greeley, Colorado
07-24-2007


Clara Croissant *

Jan. 24, 1929 - July 22, 2007

Age: 78

Residence: Evans

Tribute: Clara Mae Croissant was born in Hillrose to John and Frieda
(Kissler) George. She attended school in Brush. Her family moved to Evans.

Mrs. Croissant's first job was at Woolworth's in Greeley. After her
children were grown, she worked at Markay Portrait Studio, UNC Bookstore
and Aims Community College.

On July 3, 1947, she married Harvey LeRoy Croissant. They raised two
boys on the farm by Pleasant Valley.

She was a homemaker, loving wife and mother. She was active in Pleasant
Valley School, where her sons attended grade school. She sponsored
fundraisers at College High School, where her sons attended school. She
loved cooking, sewing, decorating, drawing and listening to old country
western music.

Mrs. Croissant died Sunday at Hospice and Palliative Care of Northern
Colorado inpatient unit.

Survivors: A son, Doug and his wife Deb of Greeley; sisters, Eleanor
Vogel of Evans, Lenora Snook and husband Ron Snook of Mesa, Ariz.,
Shirley Vogel and husband Vern Vogel of Greeley; three grandchildren,
David Croissant and wife Jaqui of La Salle, Amy Wehrman and husband Ryan
Wehrman of Kersey, and Sarah Croissant of Greeley; four
great-grandchildren, Cael and Coel Croissant and Abbey and Trevon
Wehrman; many nieces and nephews.

Preceded in death by: Her parents; her husband, Harvey; a son, Ron
Croissant; and brothers Henry, Harry and Robert George.

Services: A private family inurnment will be held at Sunset Memorial
Gardens.

Note: Memorial gifts may be made to the inpatient unit of Hospice and
Palliative Care of Northern Colorado, 2726 W. 11th St. Road, Greeley, CO
80634.


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