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Clara Louise Swisher

November 5, 1927 — June 8, 2020

Clara Louise Swisher

Clara Louise Swisher

Age 92 of Wilmington, Illinois, passed away Monday, June 8, 2020 at home with her loving family by her side.

Born November 5, 1927 in Brookport, Illinois, Clara was a daughter of Donald and Mary Sophia Austin. She married Robert (Tarz) Swisher, Sr. on April 12, 1947, and he preceded her in death. Clara will be remembered for her love of grandchildren visits, sewing and traveling.

Survivors include one daughter, Regina Kathleen (Tom) Noel and one daughter-in-law, Doris Swisher, both of Wilmington; one son, Robert Jr. (Pat) Swisher of Braceville, Illinois; granddaughters: Sophia Noel (who helped so very much in her care) and Amber Noel, both of Wilmington, Maria Noel of Michigan, and Roycann (Greg) Williams of Coal City; grandsons: Robert III (Dyanna) Swisher of Braceville, Roy Swisher of Carmi, Illinois, Michael (Jen) Swisher, Shawn Swisher and Charles Swisher, all of Wilmington, and Jeff (Dana) Blatti of Braceville; great granddaughters: Morgan Crosby of Naperville, Kathryn (Robert) McCluckie of Coal City, Holly Swisher of Braceville, Courtney (Justin) Wilber, and Kaly Swisher of Newnan, Georgia; great grandsons: Patrick Wren of Chicago, Robert IV (Tonya) Swisher of Cornell, Illinois, Tyler Swisher of Wilmington, Gage Swisher of Newnan, Georgia, Robert (Tammy) Blatti of Wilmington, and Jeffery Blatti of Braidwood.

Clara was preceded in death by her parents; two sons: Ronald and Michael; one great granddaughter, Jerri Lynn Blatti and one great grandson, Richard Smith.

Cremation rites have been accorded.

The family will receive friends for a memorial visitation at Baskerville Funeral Home, 700 East Kahler Road in Wilmington on Saturday, June 20, 2020 from 12:00 p.m. until 2:30 p.m. A private family service will follow with Reverend Jan Chandler officiating.

Inurnment will be in Oakwood Cemetery, Wilmington at a later date.

Family and friends are encouraged to sign the online guest book, upload photographs or share Clara’s Memorial Page online through social media by logging onto: www.BaskervilleFuneral.com/obituary/ClaraLouise-Swisher

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