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Clara Tina Haugtvedt Schires
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Birth: Nov. 5, 1908
Tansem
Clay County
Minnesota, USA
Death: Jun. 25, 1992
Roseau County
Minnesota, USA

Clara Thina Schires, the daughter of Caroline and Torvald Haugtvedt was born on November 5, 1908 near Barnesville, MN. She moved to the Falun area as a young girl and attended high school in Roseau, MN, graduating in 1928. On November 29, 1934 she and Frank Schires were united in marriage at Greenbush, MN. They lived in the Pencer area where they farmed and Clara worked at Polaris Industries for ten years. Frank passed away in 1987 and Clara moved to the North Star Apartments in Roseau in 1988.

Clara Schires passed away on June 25, 1992 at the Roseau Area Hospital at the age of 83 years, 7 months and 20 days.

She is survived by her three sisters: Manda Torfin of Duluth, MN, Lottie Skoglund of Minneapolis, MN and Irene Schell of Baudette; as well as several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; step-father: Peter Syverson; a sister: Evelyn Tygeson; and four brothers: Alfred and Emil Haugtvedt and Palmer and Raymond Syverson.

Funeral services for Clara Schires were held on Monday, June 29, 1992 at 10 a.m. at St. Phillips Catholic Church, Falun, MN, with Father Pat Sullivan officiating. Pallbearers were John Eklund, Raygene Moser, George Schell, David Schires and Raymond Schaller. Honary bearers were all of Clara's many friends. Interment was at the Blessed Sacrament Catholic Cemetery, Greenbush, with Helgeson Funeral Chapel of Roseau in charge of arrangements. 
 
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 Parents:
  Thorvald Erickson Haugtvedt (1873 - 1912)
  Caroline Mathilda Haugtvedt - Syverson (1884 - 1964)
 
 Spouse:
  Frank Gracian Schires (1910 - 1986)
 
 Siblings:
  Emil Haugtvedt (1903 - 1958)*
  Manda Christine Haugtvedt Torfin (1905 - 1996)*
  Alfred Haugtvedt (1907 - 1988)*
  Clara Tina Haugtvedt Schires (1908 - 1992)
  Lewis Haugtvedt (1910 - 1911)*
  Lottie Haugtvedt Skoglund (1912 - 1997)*
  Palmer C Syverson (1920 - 1978)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Blessed Sacrament Cemetery
Greenbush
Roseau County
Minnesota, USA
 
Created by: Lindalee
Record added: Oct 27, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 99669700
Clara Tina <i>Haugtvedt</i> Schires
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Clara Tina <i>Haugtvedt</i> Schires
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