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Clara Higgins, age 103, passed away peacefully on September 4, 2018, in Sun Prairie. She was born to Carl and Nellie (Muller) Reinen on February 10, 1915, in Sun Prairie. She married William "Bud" Higgins in February, 1941, in Waterloo.
Clara's love of family was extremely important to her. She was a wonderful seamstress, she was very fashionable with a beautiful smile, loved to dance and also a good cook.
She is survived by her daughter Gayle Parker; 2 sisters Alice and Margaret; step-children Debra, Patrice, Candice and Melissa; many step-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; grandson David; brothers Alfred, Charles, Arnold and Paul; sisters Anna, Ann and Ella; and sons-in-law David and Ernest.
A Celebration of Life will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, September 12, 2018, at Bristol Lutheran Church, 6835 County Hwy N, Sun Prairie. Pastor Tim Knipfer will preside. A visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service at the church on Wednesday. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Bristol Lutheran Church, Dane County Humane Society or Sun Prairie Food Pantry.
Tuschen-Newcomer Funeral & Cremation
Sun Prairie 608-837-5400
www.newcomerfh.com