Claudia Whittaker Rothrock, 91, Depauw, died Wednesday, July 29, 2009, at Harrison County Hospital in Corydon.
Born April 8, 1918, in Knot County, Ky., she was the daughter of the late Cleve and Dora Conley Whittaker.
She was a homemaker, a Democratic committeeperson who served on election boards for 20 years, and was a member of Blue River Hills Homemakers, Harrison County Farm Bureau and Thompson’s Chapel United Methodist Church near Corydon.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Willard Rothrock, and several brothers and sisters.
Survivors include two sons, Karl Rothrock of Depauw and Billy R. Rothrock of Milltown; a daughter, Buretta Ripperdan Michael of Corydon; a brother, Clyde Whittaker of Depauw; a sister, Hattie Mae Rothrock of Arizona; seven grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral: Sunday, Aug. 2, at Swarens Funeral Home in Ramsey with burial in Thompson’s Chapel Cemetery.