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Esther Imogene McCorkell Clarey
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Birth: Feb. 14, 1903
Death: Feb. 1, 1969, USA

Mrs. John F. Clarey Sr. Merrill, died Saturday, Feb.1 [1969] at a Sioux City hospital after a brief illness. The former Esther I. McCorkell, she was born Feb. 14, 1903, at Akron [to Howard and Estella Tucker McCorkell]. She lived in the Merrill community the last 45 years. She was married Oct. 24, 1923 at Akron.She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church of Ellendale.Survivors are her husband; four sons, John Jr. and Paul, both of Merrill, Richard of Cotati, Calif., and Ray of Estherville; five daughters, Mrs. Patricia Graham and Mrs. Donna Vondrak, both of Sioux City, Mrs. Ann DeRocher of Merrill, Mrs. Lucene Sitzmann of Kingsley, and Mrs. Lucille Beck of Estherville.Also surviving are a brother Wesley McCorkell of Canistota, S.D.; six sisters, Mrs. Alta Mentzer of LeMars, Mrs. Dorothy Whitaker of Hamilton, Ill, Mrs. Caryl Siebens of Akron, Mrs. Eva[h] Olson and Mrs. Lois Nielsen, both of Sioux City, Mrs. Jeanne Esterburg of Alexandria, Minn; 46 grandchildren and a great grandchild.Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Catholic church in Ellendale.Rev. Richard A. Sitzmann will officiate. Burial will be in St. Joseph cemetery at Ellendale under direction of the Larkin funeral home of Sioux City.The rosary will be recited at 8 o'clock Monday at the funeral home.Pallbearers, all grandsons, will be John and Tim Clarey, Dale and Fred Graham, Larry Bunch, and Larry DeRocher. 
 
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 Parents:
  Howard McCorkell (1865 - 1938)
  Estella Maude Tucker McCorkell (1880 - 1964)
 
 Spouse:
  John Francis Clarey (1899 - 1982)*
 
 Children:
  John Francis Clarey (1925 - 1994)*
  George Fredrick Clarey (1928 - 1929)*
  Paul Alfred Clarey (1930 - 2008)*
  Richard A Clarey (1931 - 2010)*
  Raymond Howard Clarey (1934 - 2004)*
  Donna Jeanette Clarey Vondrak (1938 - 2015)*
  Daniel Clarey (1947 - 1947)*
 
 Siblings:
  Wesley W. McCorkell (1902 - 1996)*
  Esther Imogene McCorkell Clarey (1903 - 1969)
  Alta Marie McCorkell Mentzer (1905 - 1992)*
  Sibyl Lodene McCorkell Whitaker (1906 - 1938)*
  Caryl Jeanette McCorkell Siebens (1907 - 2000)*
  Dorothy Lucille McCorkell Whitaker (1909 - 2009)*
  Evah Maude McCorkell Olsen (1913 - 1973)*
  Estella McCorkell Esterberg (1917 - 2012)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saint Joseph Cemetery
Adaville
Plymouth County
Iowa, USA
 
Maintained by: Linda Linn
Originally Created by: Debora Ann (McFarland) K...
Record added: May 13, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7436038
Esther Imogene <i>McCorkell</i> Clarey
Added by: Linda Linn
 
Esther Imogene <i>McCorkell</i> Clarey
Added by: Linda Linn
 
 
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