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Clara L. Volpert

Clara L. (Jane) Volpert, 93, died Monday, Feb. 9, 2009, at Autumn Woods Health Campus in New Albany.
Born Dec. 29, 1915, in Alton, she was the daughter of the late Elijah P.T. and Helen A. Rice Parr.
She was a member of Culbertson Baptist Church and Ladies Madonna Circle at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church and past president of the Ladies Auxiliary Knights of Columbus in New Albany.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Cletus J. Volpert; a son, Merrill E. Volpert; two brothers, Byron and Elijah Parr; six sisters, infants Elizabeth and Katherine Parr, Ermine Webb, Elizabeth Esarey, Gladys Donahue and Lucy Pearson; and a great-granddaughter, Delaney Rose.
Survivors include two sons, John A. and Stephen M. Volpert; a brother, Berton Parr; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Visitation: Thursday, Feb. 12, from 1 to 8 p.m. and Friday, Feb. 13, after 9 a.m. at Kraft Funeral Service in New Albany.
Funeral: Friday, Feb. 13, at the funeral home with burial in Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park in New Albany.
The family suggests memorial gifts to Autumn Woods Memory Care or Culbertson Baptist Church.