Clara M. Van Winkle, 71, of Marshall, died Monday, Dec. 31, 2012, at St. Luke Hospital-Plaza in Kansas City.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 4, 2013, at Weiker Funeral Home in Slater, with Rev. David L. Duncan officiating. Burial will be in Slater City Cemetery. Visitation will be from 1 to 2 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to Saline Animal League.
Born Dec. 4, 1941, in Oskaloosa, Kan., she was the daughter of the late William R. and Daisy Mae Barr Mapes. She was a Baptist and had worked as a seamstress and as an aide at Marshall Habilitation Center.
She is survived by two sons, John Van Winkle of Lee's Summit and Mark Van Winkle of Leawood, Kan.; three granddaughters; six brothers; and seven sisters.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Karla Van Winkle; and a brother.