Condolence & Memory Journal

My deepest sympathies to your family. I had the pleasure of knowing Claire thanks to all the wonderful pictures she took. I was one of the lucky people who printed those 1000's of photos she took over the years. I will miss the hours of conversation as she sat there making them "just right". We talked about everything from our children, her grandchildren, her many trips and yes, of course, the Wrestling Club. She was an amazing woman and I will truly miss her. Thank you for sharing her with me for the last ten years that I've been working at Menasha Walgreens.

Posted by Kimberley Barlament - Neenah, WI   May 11, 2018

Our sympathies go out to the entire family, Claire was one amazing strong women. Our family has known her since when the boys were all at Clovis Grove School. The boys all played soccer together and I worked with Claire in the Menasha School District as well. We have shared many fun times together and always looked forward to her Christmas/card letter. May you all cherish the special memories you have and know that Claire is loved and at peace, watching over you from above.
With all our sympathy,
Bob, Julie, Michael, and Steven Babbitts

Posted by A friend   May 11, 2018

Gary, Brent , Kirk, Drew, Nikki & family, I am so sorry for your great loss. Claire was so full of life and knew how to live life to the fullest. She was a dedicated wife, mother, grandmother, sister, friend and loved each of you very much. Claire taught each of you the importance of family and life's lessons. Draw on the memories and warm fuzzy feelings. Each of you can carry on the traditions in your lives that were so important to Claire. Claire made a difference, and she will be missed. One day Claire will meet each of us at the White Pearly Gates and welcome us home with our Lord. God Bless Each of you.

Posted by Kathleen Dewes - Saint Cloud, MN   May 11, 2018

Claire was a great friend of our family, we feel honored to have known her.

Posted by James and Guri Wuellner - Morgan Hill, CA - friend   May 11, 2018

Posted by Kathy Dewes - Saint Cloud, MN   May 11, 2018

Claire was one of the strongest women I have ever known. I was blessed the day we met and became friends. Claire, you are in God's arms now!
Linda Morey

Posted by A friend   May 10, 2018

Gary, i am so sorry to hear the passing of Claire. My sincere condolences to you and your entire family.

Posted by Tim Gibson - Naples, FL   May 10, 2018

I am so sorry to hear of Claire's unexpected passing. I was a childhood friend whose backyards connected. I have many fond memories of playing with Claire. Our many trips to Erb Park swimming pool,no matter the temperature. (Claire and I would try to round up friends on cold days, to get enough people so they would open the pool.) Spending time at her cottage, swimming, playing Canasta, and eating her Grandma's fabulous homemade French fries. May God bless you all with all your memories of Claire.

Posted by Mary (Van Handel) Mader - Eagle River, WI   May 10, 2018

Posted by Marcy Dobizl (Guard) - Menash, WI   May 10, 2018

Claire was a caring and giving individual who loved to give of her time. I got to know Claire through wrestling with my son and she also spent some fun time taking his senior pictures. She will always be remembered with her constant smile. Prayers to the family.

Posted by Paula, Eric, Alex and Paige Hemmele - Menasha   May 10, 2018

Kirk I am so sorry for your loss. Sending prayers and love to you and your family.

Posted by Tandy Dunn - Hattieville, AR   May 10, 2018

So sorry for your loss.
Mark and Connie Allwardt
(Mandy, Amy and Ashley)

Posted by Mark Allwardt - Menasha, WI   May 10, 2018 very sorry for your family's loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you in this difficult time.

Posted by Steve & Millie Dobschuetz - Ashwaubenon, WI - friend   May 09, 2018