Clara M. Liening, age 91 of Highland, IL, died Sunday, September 15, 2019, at HSHS Holy Family Hospital in Greenville, IL.
She was born on April 05, 1928, in St. Rose , IL, the daughter of Herman and Clara (nee Fischer) Tebbe.
On November 15, 1949, she married Orville B. Liening who passed away on April 06, 1987.
She was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Pierron, IL. She was also a former member of St. Nicholas Catholic Church in Pocahontas and the Altar Society.
Clara was born at St. Rose, IL, and she grew up on the family farm north of St. Rose with nine siblings. Following her marriage she and her husband operated a dairy farm west of Pocahontas, until retiring in the mid 1980’s She continued living on the farm until 1991 when she moved to her new home west of Pierron. She was an avid quilter and sewer, always had a flower and vegetable garden. She enjoyed bird watching and loved to cut the grass.
Daughter – Diann C. (Louis) Haas, Staunton, IL
Daughter – Margie M. Kapp, Highland, IL
Daughter – Karen V. (Bruce) Kovach, Pocahontas, IL
Grandchild – Barbara M. (Rob) Barnett
Grandchild – Christa A. (Matt) Huelskamp
Grandchild – Shana K. (Nathan) Knebel
Grandchild – Ronald W. (Missy) Schrumpf, Jr.
Grandchild – Matthew D. Haas
Grandchild – Daniel J. (Tonya) Kapp
Grandchild – Angela L. (Nick) Kapp-Finley
Grandchild – Jessica L. (Jeremy) Fenton
Grandchild – Joel J. (Margaret) Kovach
Step Grandchild – Erin P. Weber
Great Grandchild – Zachary D. Barnett
Great Grandchild – Samuel V. Huelskamp
Great Grandchild – Ada L. Huelskamp
Great Grandchild – Kaylee A. Knebel
Great Grandchild – Jaysen Knebel
Great Grandchild – Cody D. Schrumpf
Great Grandchild – Clayton G. Shrumpf
Great Grandchild – Matthew D. Haas, Jr.
Great Grandchild – Noah A. Haas
Great Grandchild – Allie Haas
Great Grandchild – Orville Haas
Great Grandchild – Abby Haas
Great Grandchild – Madyson B. Kapp
Great Grandchild – Blayne M. Kapp
Great Grandchild – Hunter J. Kapp
Great Grandchild – Grace E. Fenton
Great Grandchild – Katie C. Fenton
Great Grandchild – Austin L. Fenton
She was preceded in death by :
Father – Herman Tebbe – Died 12/06/1969
Mother – Clara Tebbe (nee Fischer) – Died 11/11/1983
Husband – Orville B. Liening – Died 04/06/1987
Son – Ronald R. Liening – Died 09/30/2014
Brother – Edward B. Tebbe – Died 10/15/2004
Brother – Victor F. Tebbe – Died 7/20/1983
Brother – Hugo H. Tebbe – Died 1/30/2002
Brother – Arnold J. Tebbe – Died 10/23/1974
Brother – Raymond H. Tebbe – Died 12/13/2007
Sister – Ann Gnaedinger – Died 12/22/2009
Brother – Walter A. Tebbe – Died 11/21/1998
Brother – Herman J. “Sam” Tebbe – Died 1/11/2015
Brother – Michael J. Tebbe – Died 8/5/2006
Arrangements are being handled by Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL.
Visitation will be held from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM on Friday, September 20, 2019, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Pierron, IL .
Funeral Mass will be at 10:00 AM on Friday, September 20, 2019, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Pierron, IL, with Father Paul J. Bonk officiating.
Interment will be at Calvary Cemetery in Pierron, IL.
Memorial contributions may be made as Masses at Immaculate Conception in Pierron, St. Nicholas in Pocahontas, or Sacred Heart in Livingston .