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 Clara Rosella <I>Laymon</I> Pecht

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Clara Rosella Laymon Pecht

  • Birth 2 Oct 1876 Coal City, Grundy County, Illinois, USA
  • Death 20 Oct 1941 Beatrice, Gage County, Nebraska, USA
  • Burial Republic County, Kansas, USA
  • Plot Lot 93
  • Memorial ID 11290597

Clara Rosella Laymon was born in Cole City, Grundy county, Ill., October 2, 1876, and departed this life at a local hospital in Beatrice, Neb., Monday evening, Oct. 20, 1941, at the age of 65 years and 18 days.

On April 11, 1900, she was united in marriage to Leroy Pecht at Nelson, Neb., who preceded her in death in 1932. To this union were born six children, Ruby, Clyde, Cecile and Mildred, two having passed away in infancy.

In the fall of 1929 Mrs. Pecht, with her family, moved to Beatrice, where she had since resided. she had been in failing health and the past two weeks had been bedfast.

She became a member of the Lutheran church at Hardy in 1916 and retained her membership in the church until death. She loved her church and truly lived the Christian way. Her sweet, calm disposition meant much to everyone with whom she came in contact. She always saw the good in everyone, and was an inspiration to all. She truly exemplified real motherhood, never complaining, and shedding goodness and love everywhere she went. she needs no special monument for her ifluence will be remembered by her many friends and relatives.

She leaves to mourn her going the four children, Ruby Petersen and Clyde Pecht of Lincoln; Cecile Viers of Superior, and Mildren Mittan of Beatrice; five grandchildren, three brothers, other relatives and a host of friends.

Funeral services were held at Beatrice at 9:30 thursday with further services from the Lutheran church at Hardy. The body was laid to rest in Rosemound cemetery.

Beatrice Daily Sun
Beatrice, Nebraska
October 28, 1941


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  • Created by: Susan Petersen
  • Added: 4 Jul 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11290597
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Clara Rosella Laymon Pecht (2 Oct 1876–20 Oct 1941), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11290597, citing Rose Mound Cemetery, Republic County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by Susan Petersen (contributor 46605423) .