Clara Buckland
Clara Buckland

Dec. 25, 1927-Nov. 7, 2019

MAUMEE — Clara Marie (Brown) Buckland, 91, of Maumee passed away at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday.

She was born Dec. 25, 1927, in Leipsic to August and Adelaide (Vennekotter) Brown, who preceded her in death.

Clara is survived by her children, Becky (Bob) Lehman, Daniel (Peg) Buckland, Gene (Lyn) Buckland, Terry (Morris) Emery and Ken (Tammy) Buckland; 10 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by her loving husband, Paul Buckland; and two sisters, Helen Snyder and Rita Jane Schroeder.

Clara graduated from Miller City High School. She was a long-time parishioner of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Maumee, where she was a member of the Alter Rosary Society.

Clara and her husband Paul loved traveling. Hawaii, Caribbean, Italy, Canada, Florida and much more of the United States. They also volunteered in the St. Joseph’s Church kitchen and bingo for many years. She also belonged to the Perrysburg Senior Center and did many crafts, alterations and was active in bowling and playing cards.

The family will receive guests from 3-8 p.m. on Monday at Maison-Dardenne-Walker Funeral Home at 501 Conant St. Maumee. Final viewing will be held at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday St. Joseph Catholic Church, 104 Broadway in Maumee on Tuesday, followed by a Mass of Christian burial at 10:30 a.m. Interment will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery, Wayne St., Maumee.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be sent to St. Joseph Church Maumee or hospice.