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Clara Marie (Dirr) Jennings

October 3, 1926 ~ May 22, 2021 (age 94)


Clara Marie Jennings, 94, of Butler died Saturday, May 22, 2021 at Chandler Place in Kendallville. Clara was born October 3, 1926 in Decatur, to the late Ermen H. Dirr and Bertha (Miller) Dirr.

Clara graduated from Metz High School.

She married the late Robert Leo Jennings, on October 3, 1947, they raised their family in the Butler area.  She had worked for Dekalb Molded Plastics for 12 years and also kept the City of Butler Offices and Butler Library clean. 

Clara was a member of the Butler American Legion Ladies Auxiliary Post #202.

Clara was a member of the Church of Christ in Butler. 

Clara was also preceded in death by her son, Steven Jennings; brothers, Ora, Melvin, Sylvester, Ray, Kenneth, and Donald Dirr; sisters, Laverne Tubbs, Opal Kunsman, and Mabel Musall. 

Clara is survived by daughter and son-in-law, Midge and Dick Baughman of Garrett; sister, Betty Jean Lewis of Arkansas; grandchildren, Lance Baughman, Chad (Brandi) Baughman, and Danielle VanAtta; and six great grandchildren.    

Per Clara’s request there are no calling and services. 

She will be laid to rest at Butler Cemetery with Pastor Scott Lanning officiating. 

In lieu of flowers memorials are to the Butler Church of Christ or Dekalb Humane Shelter. 


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DeKalb County Humane Society/Shelter
5221 US Highway 6, Butler IN 46721

Butler Church of Christ
173 W. Oak St., Butler IN 46721
Tel: 1-260-868-2687

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