Klara E. Hill


Klara E. Hill, 97, Syracuse, passed away at 9:58 a.m. Feb. 19, at Kosciusko Community Hospital, Warsaw.
She was born April 28, 1921, in Big Lake, Minnesota, to John and Maude (Mummert) Muntinga.
She graduated from Jefferson Township High School in Middlebury and Goshen College.
She was married Sept. 8, 1945, to John Hill, who preceded her in death Sept. 15, 2015.
She taught high school business courses for 35 years at Jefferson Township High School, Carmel High School and Northridge High School. She lived in Carmel, Marietta, Georgia, North Webster and Nappanee before moving to Miller's Merry Manor in Syracuse in September 2017.
She was a member of North Webster Church of the Brethren.
She is survived by two nieces, Sharon (David) Rensberger, Decatur, Georgia, and Shirlee Fajardo, Greenville, South Carolina.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and sister, Pauline Bottomley.
Cremation will take place at Cremation Services of Kosciusko County, 4356 N. Ind. 15, Warsaw.
Memorial services will begin at 2 p.m. Monday, Feb. 25, at the Church of the Brethren, 7281 E. 600 North, North Webster, with Pastor Bob Wyman officiating.
Memorials may be given to the North Webster Church of the Brethren, 7281 E. 600 North, North Webster, IN 46555.
Owen Family Funeral Home, 1001 S. Huntington St., Syracuse, is in charge of arrangements.
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Published on February 22, 2019
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