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RAHR, Clara M., age 101

Died: Monday, October 28th, 2019

Celebration of Life: 10:30 a.m. on Friday, November 1, 2019 at the funeral home

Visitation: family will receive friends one hour prior to service

Interment: Rest Haven Cemetery, Town of Washington, Wisconsin

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials in memory of Clara be directed to the Disabled American Veterans https://www.dav.org/


Clara M. Rahr, age 101, passed away on Monday, October 28, 2019 at the Clearwater Care Center in Eau Claire where she had been a resident for several years.

Clara was born February 27, 1918 to the late Hosea E. and Lillian (Brown) Boggs in Urbana, IL. She grew up with her sister and two brothers. On June 28, 1946, Clara married Norbert Rahr and began their life together in Janesville, WI.

They moved to Lake Hallie where they built a home together. While living at the Lake Hallie home, three children were born to their union: Mark, Kurt and Therese. Clara was a stay at home mom raising the children while enjoying knitting, crocheting and sewing.

She is survived by her sons, Mark (Susan) Rahr and Kurt Rahr; grandchildren, Stephanie Rahr, Jared (Elizabeth) Rahr, Justin (Megan) Rahr, Katelynn (Wyatt) Anderson, Eric (Aimee) Rehberg and Lindsay Rehberg (Justin Bauer); great grandchildren, Wesley, Ellianna, Remington, Mareesa, Shaelynn, Ian, Finnley, Sullivan, Callan, Cooper, Mason, Easton, Sawyer, Tucker, Alijah and Kristopher; and other relatives.

Clara was preceded in death by her husband, Norbert; daughter, Therese and her husband, Mark Rehberg; grandson, Kristopher Rahr; sister, Martha (Ken) Lowry; brothers, Jesse Boggs and Howard "Bud" (Mary Ellen) Boggs.

The family would like to thank the staff of Clearwater Care Center for the great care given to Clara during her years there.

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