WARREN - Clara L. Nelson, 78, died at 12:20 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012, at St. Joseph Health Center following a lengthy illness.
Clara was born April 2, 1934, in Hubbard, the daughter of Carl L. and Leola Betzler Willrich.
She was a graduate of Bristol High School in 1953. She was a homemaker and took care of her children. She loved her dogs, Joules and Joy.
She was of the Lutheran faith.
Survivors include her daughter, Candy S. Nelson of Warren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; two sons, Bernie Jay and Gary; and four brothers, George, Carl Jr., Gene and Milton.
Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Warren Baptist Temple.
Arrangements were handled by Staton-Borowski Funeral Home.