Clara Gabel Gilgan

  • Birth 8 Oct 1918 Portland, Jay County, Indiana, USA
  • Death 30 Nov 2009 Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois, USA
  • Burial Bryant, Jay County, Indiana, USA
  • Memorial ID 45243765

Clara was the daughter of Cornelius S. and Mary C. Minch Gabel. She married Edward W. Gilgan on Jan. 8, 1949, in Chicago. He passed away on Feb. 4, 2005, in Peoria.

She also was preceded in death by one brother, Cornelius.

She is survived by two daughters, Veronica Gilgan of Peoria and Caroline (Thomas) Westphal of Creve Coeur, Mo.; and three grandchildren, Paul, Nicholas and Kevin.

Clara was a Professor of Dietetics at Bradley University for more than 30 years. She also was a registered dietician.

She was a World War II U.S. Army veteran.

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  • Created by: Jeanette
  • Added: 8 Dec 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 45243765
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Clara Gabel Gilgan (8 Oct 1918–30 Nov 2009), Find A Grave Memorial no. 45243765, citing Holy Trinity Cemetery, Bryant, Jay County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Jeanette (contributor 46892486) .