Clairine L. "Claire" Naughton (1941 - 2013)

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  • "thank you claire for all you did for me and my family you..."
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    - Donna Haendiges
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    - Delight Gignac
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Clairine L. 'Claire' Naughton, 72, of Crystal River, Fla., passed away Friday, Aug. 9, 2013, under the care of Hospice of Citrus County in Lecanto. She had resided in Crystal River for 15 years. Clairine, known as Claire, was born Jan. 29, 1941, in Blue Earth, Minn., to Ronald and Irene Lawreck.
Claire was preceded in death by her first husband, Iver N. Forland Jr., in 2001; and second husband, Thomas J. Naughton in September 2004. She is survived by three sons, Randall S. Forland of Broomfield, Colo., Michael D. Forland of Miami, Ariz., and Jeffery A. Forland of Broomfield, Colo.; three stepchildren, Paul Naughton of Arlington, Texas, Jennifer Naughton of Switzerland, and Jon Naughton of Laramie, Wyo.; seven grandchildren, Adam Forland, Blake Forland and Brooke Forland, Katie Naughton, Kellie Naughton, Kean Naughton and Evan Naughton; and siblings Leroy Larweck (Mary) of New Brighton, Minn., Larry Larweck (Cathy) of Isanti, Minn., and Trudy Moore (Allen) of Eden Prairie, Minn.
Claire was an avid reader, Blue Grass music lover, pets of all kind enthusiast, wonderful friend and helpful neighbor. While living in Crystal River, Claire was active as a Guardian Ad Litem for the Citrus County, member of the Christian Women's group in Crystal River, and a past officer of Women of the ELCA at St. Timothy Lutheran Church.
There will be a celebration of Claire's life at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013, at St. Timothy Lutheran Church, 1070 N. Suncoast Blvd., Crystal River, Fla. Call 795-5325 for further information.
Published in Citrus County Chronicle on Sept. 15, 2013