Clara De Zeeuw

June 22, 2018

May 1, 1924 – June 15, 2018

Clara E. De Zeeuw, age 94 of Luverne, formerly of Lake Benton, died Friday, June 15, at the Sanford Lu­verne Hospice Cottage.
Visitation was Satur­day, June 16, 5-8 p.m. at Hartquist Funeral Home in Lake Benton. Funeral service was Sunday, June 17, 1:30 p.m. at United Methodist Church in Lake Benton, followed by burial at St. Genevieve Catholic Cemetery in Lake Benton.To view obituary or sign an online registry, please visit www.hartquistfuner­
Clara Edith De Zeeuw was born May 1, 1924 to Karl and Anna (Bodesohn) Wussow on the farm in Pipestone County near Ca­zenovia.
Clara’ is survived by her children—Janice Koedam of Luverne, Dianna (Rob­ert) Tomlinson of Luverne, Gail (Leland) Sudlow of Godfrey, Illinois, and Marlys (Walter) Zimbel­man of Fullerton, North Dakota; seven grandchil­dren, 15 great-grandchil­dren, and a great-great-grandchild arriving in September; daughter-in-law Rosemary De Zeeuw of Lake Benton; and other extended family.
She was preceded in death by her husband Stanley, daughter Marilyn Burkard, son Stanley, Jr., sons-in-law Stanley Koe­dam and Thomas Burkard, ten sisters and five broth­ers.