Clara Ida Broll, age 89, of Buffalo, formerly of Waverly, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012, at the Park View Care Center in Buffalo.
She was born July 23, 1923, in Forest Prairie Township, MN, to Mathias and Mathilda (Gritz) Loch.
Clara attended District 35 country school.
She was united in marriage Sept. 26, 1944, to Edward Raymond Broll.
Clara and Edward were lifelong dairy farmers south of Waverly. In 1965, Clara started a chicken business in addition to the dairy farm, raising 5,200 laying hens and a couple hundred fryers for butchering, for over 20 years.
She and Ed loved old time music, spending many hours going out and dancing and enjoying their time together.
Clara stayed on the farm until 1996, when she moved to Sunrise Assisted Living in Buffalo, where she resided until 2006. She then moved to Park View Care Center in Buffalo.
Clara was preceded in death by her husband, Edward, June 7, 1987; a son, Gary; and sisters Caroline DeMorett, Marie Schultz, and Marcella Neu.
She is survived by a son, Ronald (Mary Lou) Broll; grandchildren Cheryl (Derek) Sutton, Gregory (Hiedi) Broll, and Michael Broll; five great-grandchildren, Ashley, Courtney, and Rachel Sutton, and Kaylee and Blake Broll; and a sister, Margaret (Kenneth) Hennen.
Mass of Christian Burial took place Saturday, Sept. 22 at 11 a.m. at Church of St. Mary in Waverly, with visitation for two hours in the parish center, prior to the Mass. Interment followed in the church cemetery.
Arrangements were by the Iten Funeral Home in Delano.