LINCOLN- Clara Paterson, 79, of Lincoln, passed away Saturday, February 09, 2013 at The Christian Village surrounded by her family.
Cremation rites will be accorded and services will be held in Granite City, IL. at at later date.
Clara was born June 19, 1933 in Madison, IL., the daughter of Stanley and Mary (Korenak) Lucas. She married Rober T. Paterson in May of 1954. He preceded her in death on January 31, 2007.
Surviving are her daughter Jeannette (Daniel) Savery of Lincoln; grandchildren Elaine (Matthew) Menzel of Lincoln; Stephanie (Allen) Savery also of Lincoln; great grandchildren achary and Emma Menzel and Alyssa Anderson all of Lincoln and her brther Edward Lucas of Virginia.
She was preceded by her parents, her husband and her brother Stanley Lucas Jr.
Memorial donations may be made to Davita Dialysis or to CIEDC COmmunity Action in Lincoln, IL.
Holland Barry & Bennett Funeral Home in Lincoln is handling arrangements.