Clara J. Realini - 78
7/31/1929 - 1/17/2008
Clara Jean Realini, 78, died Thursday, January 17, 2008 in OSF St.Anthony Medical Center. Born August 1, 1929 in Ottawa, IL. Daughter of Joseph & Ann Romani. Married Samuel A. Realini on June 12, 1949. He predeceased her September 2007.Survivors include her son, Michael (Claudia) Realini of Guatemala, daughters, Marianne (Jim) Kroeplin, Belvidere, and Annette (Stacey) Brown, Parker, CO.Grandchildren, John (Marisa), Erin, and Bridghit Realini. Kelli and Mike Kroeplin, and Tyler Brown.Nieces Patty (Roger) Maggio, Marianne (Tom) Graceffa and Jacque (Gary) Lind. Special family and friends, Ginny and Jack Matteson, Paula and Joe DiCaprio, Bonnie and John Harper. Her Godson, Shawn (Sarah) Harper.Joyce Swanson and family, Jean Gross and Family, Grace Apsey and family, LaVona Farney, Karl and Jackie Sundby. Also wonderful neighbors and many other friends. Predeceased by her sister Ernestine (Bill) Haverstuhl. Special thanks to Dr. Ted Ingrassia, Dr. John Holtan and nurses, Eileen Holtan and Nancie, office staff Joanie and Tonda.The Rosary will be recited 9:30 a.m., Wednesday, January 23, 2008 in St. Edward Catholic Church, with Funeral Mass to follow, with Fr. Michael Black officiating. No visitation. Burial in Calvary Cemetery. Arrangements by SUNDBERG FUNERAL HOME LTD. Memorials in lieu of flowers to St. Edward Catholic Church or Poor Clares Corpus Christi Monastery.
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