|Birth: ||Feb. 4, 1913|
|Death: ||Apr. 20, 1982|
Kansas Historical Society
Microfilm Roll O1117
April 22, 1982
Claude Area, Soldier, Dies at Hospital
Claude Ray Area, 69, Soldier, died Tuesday night at Community Hospital in Onaga, where he had been a patient for several weeks. He had cancer.
He was born February 4, 1913, at Westmoreland, the son of Arthur and Nancy Walker Area. He moved from Westmoreland to Soldier in 1944.
Mr. Area was an independent trucker for many years and was associated with his wife in the upholstery business.
He was married to Blanche Haber on January 24, 1937, at Manhattan. She survives at the home.
Other survivor include two daughters, Mrs. Wilma Jean Sheetz, Topeka, and Mrs. Betty M. Bernritter, Havensville; five sons, Don Area, Havensville; Bill Area, Overton, Nebr., Bob Area, Mayetta, Dick Area, Albonito, Puerto Rico, and Jack Area, Topeka; four sisters, Mrs. Mabel Shaw and Mrs. Dorothy Lamb, both of St. George, Miss June Area, Burlington, Iowa, and Mrs. Lucille Wimmer, Palmer, Alaska; one brother, Clifford Area, St. George; 19 grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Mercer Funeral Home in Holton. Burial will be in Soldier cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society in care of Farmers State Bank, Circleville.
Arthur Eugene Area (1882 - 1974)
Nancy Pearl Walker Area (1885 - 1974)
Blanche Arlene Haber Area (1920 - 2011)*
Betty M Area Bernritter (1939 - ____)*
Donald Lee Area (1940 - 2015)*
Clifford Earl Area (1905 - 1993)*
Orville Fred Area (1907 - 1945)*
Merle Chester Area (1909 - 1979)*
Virgil Clyde Area (1911 - 1912)*
Claude Ray Area (1913 - 1982)
Bernice Loretta Area Schwab (1915 - 1973)*
Mabel A. Area Shaw (1917 - 2014)*
Lucille Mae Area Wimmer (1919 - ____)*
George B. Area (1923 - 1926)*
Dorothy M. Area Lamb (1926 - 2008)*
Verla June Area (1927 - 2017)*
Maintained by: LJones
Originally Created by: KUfan
Record added: May 29, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 37671088
Rest in peace cousin.|
Added: May. 8, 2010