Clara Harms

Clara Harms

1934 - 2022

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Obituary of Clara Harms

Viewing will be Tuesday, July 12, 2022, at 7:00 p.m. at Birchwood Funeral Chapel, Steinbach, MB.

The funeral service will be held on Wednesday, July 13, 2022, at 11:00 a.m. at Birchwood Funeral Chapel, Steinbach, MB., with a viewing one hour prior to the service. To join the family via livestream please click HERE shortly before the time of the service.

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Our beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother Clara Harms passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 07, 2022, at the Villa Youville in Ste. Anne.

Clara will be lovingly remembered by the love of her life Peter of 66 years, her children Janet (Ray) Wayne (Vonda), Sandra (Darren), Elaine (Gilles), Wanda (Jeff) and by her grandchildren Justin (Lisa), Blain (Rachelle), Brittany (Tony), Holly (Larsen), Melissa (Ryan),    Cody (Kaylee), Tori, Colby, Clayton (Destinee), Tanner (Nathalie), Brayden and three great grandchildren. She is also survived by her sister Martha; sisters-in-law Elsie, Claudia, Dorothy and Margaret and   brothers-in-law Jake, Ike and John.

She was predeceased by her parents Peter & Helen Penner, brothers Pete, Abe, Ben and her sister Lena.

Clara was born in Shaunavon, Saskatchewan, on September 30, 1934. She accepted Jesus as her Lord and Savior at the young age of five and was baptized at the age of 11. Clara’s family moved to Manitoba when she was 14 years old, and they settled in the      Randolph area. At the age of 17 Clara contracted Polio, causing her to miss her last year of school. She was very determined to finish her school and went back to graduate after she recovered.

In 1953, Clara met Peter at a church youth group, and they fell in love. They married three years later on June 10, 1956 and settled on a farm south of Steinbach.

Clara did perma teaching for short periods of time as there was need which facilitated her love for grammer and proper English! During this time, she started her family and was also busy with the garden and helping Dad with the dairy farm.

Clara was President of the Mission Sisters, a ladies group at the MB Church for many years and was involved in making many quilts for MCC. 

She will be dearly missed by anyone who had the privilege to know her.

 

Viewing will be Tuesday, July 12, 2022, at 7:00 p.m. at Birchwood Funeral Chapel, Steinbach, MB.

The funeral service will be held on Wednesday, July 13, 2022, at 11:00 a.m. at Birchwood Funeral Chapel, Steinbach, MB., with a viewing one hour prior to the service. To join the family via livestream please click HERE shortly before the time of the service.

The burial following the reception will be held at Heritage Cemetery, Steinbach, MB.

Donations in memory of Clara may be made to The Gideons International.

Tuesday
12
July

Viewing

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday, July 12, 2022
Birchwood Funeral Chapel
162 PTH 52 W
Steinbach, Manitoba, Canada
(204) 346-1030
Wednesday
13
July

Funeral Service

11:00 am
Wednesday, July 13, 2022
Birchwood Funeral Chapel
162 PTH 52 W
Steinbach, Manitoba, Canada
(204) 346-1030

Interment

Heritage Cemetery
395 Loewen Blvd
Steinbach, Manitoba, Canada