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Clara Alice Dukes

January 1, 1922 December 17, 2017
Clara  Alice Dukes
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Obituary for Clara Alice Dukes

Clara Alice Dukes, 95, of Bowling Green, Ohio passed away Sunday December 17, 2017. She was born January 1, 1922 in Edon, Ohio and raised in Montpelier, Ohio to John A. and D. Louella (Rausch) Osborn. She married Weldon V. Dukes on January 14, 1942 and he preceded her in death May 24, 1993.

Family and faith were Clara’s greatest passions in life. She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church in Bowling Green where she was active on the worship committee, mission committee and nursing home ministry. She was a Sunday school teacher, participated in Esther circle and was a part of WSCS United Methodist Women. Clara served as the day chair for the gates at the Wood County fair and was a member of the King’s Daughters.

Clara worked at the Sentinel Tribune for 22 years, retiring in 1994. She enjoyed doing oil colored photos and was an avid crocheter and sewer. She entered numerous food dishes and needle work pieces into the Wood County Fair. She was known as the “Sports Taxi Mom”, transporting her children and their friends to and from their sporting events.

She is survived by her sons Gene S. (Patti) Dukes of Del Rio, Texas, Andrew J. Dukes (Rosemarie Mileto) of Kissimmee, Florida and Frank A. Dukes of Perrysburg, Ohio; daughters Helen K. Dukes (Lunn) of Bowling Green, Ohio and Lynda E. (Paul) Flames of Portage, Ohio; sister Margaret Gordon of Bryan, Ohio; 12 grandchildren, 3 step-grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren, 2 great-great grandchildren and numerous step-great and step-great-great grandchildren.

Along with her husband Weldon, Clara was preceded in death by her parents, brothers Lyle Osborn, Clyde Osborn and Earl Osborn, sisters Kathryn Fiser, Rosemary Olds and Dorothy Hang.

Clara’s funeral service will be held on Thursday December 21, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at Trinity United Methodist Church, 200 N. Summit St. Bowling Green, Ohio 43402. Pastor Dana Ward will officiate. Interment will follow at Oak Grove Cemetery in Bowling Green. Visitation will begin Thursday morning at 9:00 a.m. at the church. Dunn Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be given in her memory to Trinity United Methodist Church.

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Previous Events

Visitation

Thursday

21

Dec

9:00 AM 12/21/2017 9:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 12/21/2017 11:00:00 AM
Trinity United Methodist Church

200 N. Summit St.
Bowling Green, Ohio 43402

Trinity United Methodist Church
200 N. Summit St. Bowling Green 43402 Ohio
United States

Funeral Service

Thursday

21

Dec

11:00 AM 12/21/2017 11:00:00 AM
Trinity United Methodist Church

200 N. Summit St.
Bowling Green, Ohio 43402

Trinity United Methodist Church
200 N. Summit St. Bowling Green 43402 Ohio
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Oak Grove Cemetery Final Resting Place

East Merry Street
Bowling Green, Ohio 43402

East Merry Street Bowling Green 43402 Ohio
United States
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