Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all McDonalds in:
 • Desert Memorial Park
 • Cathedral City
 • Riverside County
 • California
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial! Advertisement
Clara Katherine Degen McDonald
Learn about sponsoring this memorial...
Birth: Feb. 24, 1896
Henry
Marshall County
Illinois, USA
Death: Nov. 4, 1992
Rancho Mirage
Riverside County
California, USA

She was the daughter of John Degen and Anna Schumacher Degen. She was married to Francis X. McDonald.

Press-Enterprise Riverside, California
Friday, November 6, 1992
Palm Desert. Services for Clara Katherine McDonald, 97, will be at 11AM tomorrow at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Palm Desert. Burial will be at 10:30AM Monday at Desert Memorial Park in Palm Springs.

Friends may call from 5 to 9PM today at Wiefels & Son in Palm Springs. Mrs. McDonald died of heart and lung failure Wednesday at Rancho Mirage Healthcare.

Mrs. McDonald, who was born in Henry, Illinois, moved to Palm Desert 30 years ago. She was a member of Roadrunners and the Altar Society at Sacred Heart Church.

Survivors include four daughters of Thousand Oaks, Silverlake, Fullerton and San Marino; three sons of Santa Ana, Long Beach and Palm Springs; 33 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  John Degen (1852 - 1918)
  Anna M. Schumacher Degen (1862 - 1934)
 
 Spouse:
  Francis Xavier McDonald (1896 - 1980)
 
 Siblings:
  Peter Degen (1885 - 1958)*
  John Jacob Degen (1887 - 1954)*
  Clara Katherine Degen McDonald (1896 - 1992)
  Henry L. Degen (1897 - 1934)*
  Carl E Degen (1902 - 1989)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Wife - Mother - Bambi
Clara Katherine McDonald
1896 1982
"Let Me Call You Sweetheart"
 
Burial:
Desert Memorial Park
Cathedral City
Riverside County
California, USA
Plot: Section B10, Site 144.
 
Created by: SLGMSD
Record added: Feb 18, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 24723498
Clara Katherine <i>Degen</i> McDonald
Added by: Jeanne Doomen
 
Clara Katherine <i>Degen</i> McDonald
Added by: Joanne Woods
 
Clara Katherine <i>Degen</i> McDonald
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Dennis Peterson
 
 
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.


- SLGMSD
 Added: Dec. 18, 2015
 
 
 Advertisement

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service