Claire Irene Uhlig (Terry) passed into eternal life on Monday, Aug. 12, 2013, in Alamogordo, NM. Claire was born to Mr. and Mrs. Paul Krex of Palmerton, Pa., on Feb. 7, 1927.
Claire hailed from a patriotic family. Her mother Adele was a four star mom in WW2 with three sons and one daughter serving in the navy and marines. Claire's sister rose to the rank of lieutenant working as a nurse.
Claire was preceded in death by both of her parents, all three brothers and her only sister.
Surviving family includes her husband of 23 years, Richard Uhlig, of Alamogordo; daughters Sandi Fucci, of Washington State; Cindy Bailey, of New Jersey; and son Tom Bailey, of New Mexico. Claire also had the fortune of being blessed with five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
The family has entrusted their loved one's soul to her Lord Jesus Christ and her body for cremation to Hamilton-O'Dell Funeral Home.
A memorial service will be conducted by Pastor Robert Bailey at Mayhill Baptist Church at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 12 Lunch and fellowship will follow.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the Mayhill Community Center and/or the Mayhill Baptist Church, Mayhill NM 88339.
To sign the online register book, please visit www.hamiltonodell.com
Published in Alamogordo Daily News from Oct. 5 to Nov. 4, 2013