Clara Maxine Swan, 88, of rural Lagro, died at 12:04 a.m., Monday July 6, 2020, at her home. She was born April 10, 1932, in Wabash, to Ira and Anna (Story) Wilson.
Clara was a 1950 graduate of Linlawn High School. She married Robert H. Swan at the Richvalley E.U.B. Church on May 30, 1952. She owned and operated Clara’s Beauty Shop and was also a farmer’s wife. Clara was a member of the Lagro United Methodist Church, the United Methodist Women, and enjoyed singing in the church. She also enjoyed artistic free hand drawing, decorating senior cords, she painted the murals at the Lagro School, and decorated cakes for several years.
She is survived by her husband, Robert H. Swan of Lagro, four sons, David (Lecretia) Swan and Larry Swan, both of Lagro, Mike Swan of Valdosta, Ga., and Bobby (Missy) Swan of Lagro, seven grandchildren, Tricia (Mark) Anderson of Greenfield, Megan (Heath) Lehner of Lagro, Nicole (Mike) Couch of Dayton, Ohio, Todd Swan of Prague, Czech-Republic, Brent (Danielle) Swan of Wabash, Kevin (Casey) Swan of Lincolnville, and Jared Swan of Germany, 11 great grandchildren, brother, Don (Sonja) Wilson of Sedona, Arizona, and sister-in-law, Doris Paul of Warren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, one brother Eugene Wilson, and three sisters, Christine Deeter, Dorothy McKenzie, and Emmalou Wilson.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m., Thursday, July 9, at Lagro United Methodist Church, 1100 Main St., Lagro, with Rev. Melissa Rice and Rev. Larry Ray officiating. Burial will be in Lagro Cemetery. Friends may call 4-8 pm Wednesday, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave. Wabash.
Preferred memorial is Lagro United Methodist Church.