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Clara Elizabeth "Tootie" Dehler McCool
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Birth: May 13, 1918
Madison
Jefferson County
Indiana, USA
Death: Nov. 8, 2013
Greendale
Dearborn County
Indiana, USA

Clara (Dehler) Gerkin McCool, 95, passed away on Friday, November 8, 2013. She was born May 13, 1918, in Madison, Indiana, daughter of the late Frank and Clara (Whitaker) Dehler.

Clara was a member of the St. Lawrence Catholic Church; she enjoyed reading and liked to sew. She was an avid bird watcher and overall animal lover. She worked as a Teletypist at Sears.

She is survived by her 3 daughters, Ann Henson, Emmy (husband Jerry) Gray, Sandi (husband Bill) Miller; sister, Rose Ann Born; 7 grandchildren: Shane Lovelace, Cindy Watts, Yancy Gray, Tawnie Gray, Zach Miller, Sarah Miller, and Joseph Miller; and 2 great grandchildren: Aulden Gray and Teagan Watt.

She was preceded in death by her 2 husbands, Floyd "Red" Gerkin, and Prosber "Mac" McCool, and 2 grandchildren, Randy Lovelace, and Jeremy Gray.

Family and friends will be received on Monday, November 11, 2013, from 10 am to 11 am at St. Lawrence Catholic Church. Funeral services will follow at 11 am, with Father Peter Gallagher officiating.

Interment will follow in the Greendale Cemetery, Greendale, Indiana. 
 
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 Parents:
  Francis Xavier Dehler (1884 - 1923)
  Clara Wilma Whitaker Born (1886 - 1975)
 
 Spouses:
  Floyd H Gerkin (1908 - 1971)
  Prosber W. McCool (1921 - 1978)
 
 Siblings:
  Francis Charles Dehler (1909 - 1985)*
  Mary Genevive Dehler McCullough (1911 - 2008)*
  Helen Anna Dehler Powell (1913 - 2001)*
  Charles Edward Dehler (1914 - 1993)*
  Frederic Andrew Dehler (1916 - 1989)*
  Clara Elizabeth Dehler McCool (1918 - 2013)
  Kathryn Marie Born Whayne (1922 - 1965)**
  Wilma Josephine Born Anderson (1925 - 1991)**
  Harry Paul Born (1928 - 2001)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Greendale Cemetery
Greendale
Dearborn County
Indiana, USA
 
Created by: Tamie Dehler
Record added: Nov 09, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 120047384
Clara Elizabeth Tootie <i>Dehler</i> McCool
Added by: Tamie Dehler
 
Clara Elizabeth Tootie <i>Dehler</i> McCool
Added by: Julie Saylor
 
Clara Elizabeth Tootie <i>Dehler</i> McCool
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