Clara Roach

Clara A. Roach
Jan. 1944 ~ Sept. 2013
Clara A. Roach, 69 of Modesto, passed away after battling breast cancer, with her family by her side.  She was born to H.V. and Gertrude Abendschan in Modesto.  She graduated from Modesto High School in 1961.  In 1976 she married her husband Howard and they were married for 37 years.
She is survived by her husband Howard; children Michelle Stearns and Darrin Quimby both of Modesto; step children Michelle Manke of WA and Melinda Keith of TX; nine grandchildren and one great grandchild.
Memorial service will be held at Hughson Pentecostal Church of God on Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 2:00p.m.  Please share your memories at


Published in the Modesto Bee on Sept. 29, 2013