|Clara Henrietta Tuetken Lang
October 17, 1908–January 16, 2008
|Clara Lang age 99, of Canby, Oregon, formerly of Monticello, died Wednesday, January 16, 2008 at Marquis Hope Village following a brief illness.
Funeral services will be held 10:30 Thursday morning, January 24, 2008 at the Goettsch Funeral Home, Monticello. Rev. Al Polito will officiate at the services. Friends may call from 9:30 until service time at the Goettsch Funeral Home. Thoughts, Memories and Condolences may be left at www.goettschonline.com.
Surviving are 2 children, Roma (Lloyd) Shalin, Mesa, Arizona, Ron (Virginia) Lang, Ontario, Oregon, 2 grandchildren, DeAnn Rossetti and husband James Flack, Maple Valley, Washington, Kevin Semler, Elkhart, Iowa, and a great-grandson Nicholas Flack and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband William, a grandson Phillip Semler and 4 brothers, George, William, Paul and Richard Tuetken.
Clara Henrietta Tuetken was born October 17, 1908 in Lovell Township, Jones County, Iowa. She was the daughter of Henry and Anna Hanken, Tuetken. Clara attended Lovell Township School #3. Clara H. Tuetken and William Lang were married June 22, 1935 at the Westminster Presbyterian Church, Cedar Rapids. The couple farmed in Delaware County until they retired in 1977 and moved to Monticello. William preceded her in death on August 6, 1995. The couple had been married for 60 years. Clara was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, Monticello and the Mary Martha Circle where she enjoyed quilting. Clara was an avid gardener and loved her many beautiful roses. She was also an excellent cook. Clara’s friend, Tillie Monk was a comfort to her in the final years thru letters and phone calls.
Clara’s family would like to thank the staff of Marquis Hope Village for there excellent care, love and attention over the past years.
Submitted by: Steve Hanken
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