Beatrice A. “Bea” Clouse, 95 of New Riegel, passed away on Friday, July 31, 2020 at St. Catherine’s Manor of Fostoria.
She was born on April 11, 1925, in New Washington, Ohio to John and Odelia (Burger) Cramer. On November 28, 1953, in St. Bernard Catholic Church, New Washington, she married Paul Clouse and he preceded her in death on August 5, 2008.
She is survived by her sons, Dennis (Debra) Clouse of Tiffin, Allen (Dawn) Clouse of New Riegel and Arden Clouse of Fostoria; daughters, Diane (Robert) Walter of Fonda, NY, Pam (Dan) Kin of Tiffin, Yvonne “Bonnie” Burns of New Riegel, Barbara Clouse of Fostoria and Lorraine Clouse of New Riegel; brother, Willard “Jim” (Mary Jo) Cramer of Bucyrus; sister, Ruth Weir of New Washington; sister-in-law, Norma Cramer of Tiffin; 19 grandchildren; and 22 great grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Alfred, Paul, Richard and George “Mike”; sister, Viola Shell; and great granddaughter, Adelaide Mae Gruber.
She was a member of All Saints Parish, New Riegel and Rosary Altar Society Catholic Order of Foresters, New Riegel American Legion Auxiliary and New Riegel Moose. During the War, Bea was an airplane depot worker in Mansfield, but most of all, she loved being a wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She enjoyed playing board games with the grandchildren, playing cards with her card club, baking, gardening, raising chickens, going to area festivals and parades, day trips and vacationing.
Her Funeral Mass will be Wednesday, August 5, 2020 at 11:00 A.M. on at All Saints Parish with Rev. Timothy Kummerer officiating. Burial will follow in St. Nicholas Cemetery, Frenchtown.
A walk through visitation will be Wednesday, August 5, 2020 at All Saints Parish, New Riegel from 10-11:00 AM, prior to Mass.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Catherine’s Manor of Fostoria or the CK of O. Victor Huss Vocational Scholarship Fund.
Hoffmann-Gottfried-Mack Funeral Home & Crematory is assisting with arrangements.
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