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Clarice H. Himert

Clarice H. Himert, 81, Oregon, died Friday, March 21, 2014 at Swedish American Hospital, Rockford.

She was born Dec. 4, 1932 in De Smet, S.D., the daughter to Bloice and W. Blanche (Vaughan) Holverson.

She graduated from Mt. Morris High School in 1950.

Clarice worked as an office clerk for the Abstract Company, Oregon, the Schiller Piano Factory, and Wood Brother’s Manufacturing.

She was a member of the Oregon United Methodist Church.

She liked to golf, sew, read, and loved her dogs.

She is survived by her husband, William, Oregon; son, Glenn A. “Gus” (Ronda) Himert, Oregon; daughter, Cynthia R. (Pete) Gilrith, Huntsville, Ala.; sister, Betty ( Darrel) Davis, Mt. Morris; five grandchildren, Michelle Stewart, Jeremy (Jennifer) Stewart, Captain Nate (Stephanie) Himert, Mallory (Rammell) Nwaokai, Amanda Himert (Scott Zimmermann); and a great-grandson, Atticus.

She was predeceased by her parents.

Funeral service will be held on Wednesday, Mar. 26 at 2 p.m. at Farrell-Holland-Gale Funeral Home, 110 S. Seventh St., Oregon, with Rev. Barbara Good, pastor of the Oregon Untied Methodist Church, officiating.

Visitation will be one hour prior to the service from 1 to 2 p.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home.

Private burial will be at the Riverview Cemetery near Oregon.

A memorial fund has been established in her name.

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