She was born Dec. 13, 1911, in Omaha, Neb., the daughter of Harlan and Frances Goldman Eppert. Her family moved to Brazil when she was a young girl and she graduated from Brazil High School. On Dec. 24, 1929, she married Fred Schultz and together they raised their family. Fred owned and operated Fred's East End Market and Clara took care of the family.
Clara was a member of the Daughters of the Nile. She and Fred were long time supporters of the First United Methodist Church.
Clara made quilts for her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She enjoyed working outside, cutting grass and tending to her roses. Her roses were very special to her and she delighted in growing and caring for her flowers. She also in the past had made her daughters clothing and was also known for wonderful homemade jams and jellies.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Fred Schultz on Oct. 20, 2005, one sister Elizabeth Boyd, one brother Billy Eppert, one stepbrother William Eppert, and two great-grandsons.
Survivors include her children, Yvonne Boor and husband Jim, Mitzi Boetjer and friend Byron Layton, and Deanna Stout and husband Wayne, all of Brazil, nine grandchildren, Kathy Knust (Mike), Jamie Maurer (Kenny), Jim Boor (Phyllis), Teresa Herron (Roger), Lessa Pell (Alan), Cindi Redmond (John), Lea Ann Thomas (David), Curtis Wayne Stout (Kelly), Gina Jackson (Doug), 17 great-grandchildren, 11 great-great-grandchildren and other extended family.
Services will be held Friday at 1 p.m., at French Funeral Home, with Rev. Richard Pippin and Pastor Tony Alstott officiating. Burial will follow at Summit Lawn Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday, from 4-8 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be directed to the American Cancer Society or to the memorial of choice.
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