Obituary Clara H. Gliebe, 88, Lancaster, S.C.

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Clara H. Schneider Gliebe, 88

Lancaster, S.C.

Jan. 6, 1924 – Dec. 27, 2012

Clara H. Schneider Gliebe, 88, of Lancaster, S.C., widow of the late Joseph E. Gliebe, died Thursday, Dec. 27 at her home.  She was born Jan. 6, 1924 in St. Joseph, Minn., a daughter of the late Norbert Schneider and Magdeline Meyer Schneider. Gliebe was a member of St. Catherine Catholic Church. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and sister who loved vacationing in St. Joseph with family and friends. Gliebe loved to bowl, play bingo and bake; and also enjoyed shopping and eating at Ryan’s. She was proud to be a Navy veteran and was very patriotic. Gliebe loved her poodle Zorro.

Her funeral was held Dec. 31 at St. Catherine’s Catholic Church, Lancaster, with the Fr. David Runion officiating. Burial was in the Lakeview Memory Gardens in York, S.C.

Survivors include one son, Joseph E. Gliebe III and his wife Cay of Cumming, Ga.; five daughters, Sue Ann Branstein and her husband, Gary of Mentor, Ohio, Jeanne Gliebe of Blue Ridge, Ga., Rosemarie Clawson of Lancaster, Joanne Shields and Lori Ann Green and her husband, Michael all of Rock Hill, S.C.; 19 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by six brothers and three sisters.

Memorial contributions may be made to Agape Hospice, 815 W. Meeting St., Lancaster, S.C. 29720.

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