Clara E Gosman

July 4th, 1924 to March 9th, 2012
Clara E. Gosman, 87, of North Street, died Friday, March 9, 2012.

She was born July 4, 1924 in Wayne, Michigan to the late August and Clara Bloink. She married Arnold Gosman on August 10, 1946 in Port Huron. He died December 20, 2001.

Prior to becoming a full time mother, Clara was employed with Port Huron Paper Company, St. Clair Rubber and Chrysler Corporation. She was a member of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church and the Daughters of Isabella. She was a devoted mother, grandmother and great grandmother.

She is survived by her daughters, Diana Gosman, Barbara Muldoon and Joyce (Larry) Strieter; her son-in-law, Robert McClellan, four grandchildren, Robert (Courtney) McClellan, Michele (Matthew) Simmons, Michael McClellan and Emily Strieter; four great grandchildren, Claire and Evan McClellan and Peyton and Kyle Simmons; two sisters, Cecelia Honberger and Catherine Hines; sister-in-law, Evelyn Bloink; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Joan and Clifton Burkhardt; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Sharon McClellan; son-in-law, Michael Muldoon; brothers and sisters-in-law, John and Mary Bloink, August Bloink, and Anthony and Clara Bloink; sister and brother-in-law, Romilda and William Gaffney; and brother-in-law, Eugene Honberger.

Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. Sunday and 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Monday in Karrer Simpson Funeral Home.

Mrs. Gosman will lie in state from 10 a.m. until the time of the Funeral Mass at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, March 13, 2012 in Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church. Father Joe Horn and Monsignor George Browne will co-officiate.

The Rite of Committal will follow in Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Larry Strieter, Robert McClellan, Robert McClellan II, Michael McClellan, Matthew Simmons and David Hodges.

Memorial contributions may be made to Blue Water Hospice.

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