Clara Vobr, 81

Clara Vobr, 81, of Mitchell, SD formerly of Colome, SD passed away on Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021 at the Avera Queen of Peace Hospital in Mitchell, SD.

Funeral services were held on Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2021 at 2 p.m. at the Zion Lutheran Church in Colome, SD. Burial followed in the Colome City Cemetery.

Clara (Kaiser) Vobr was born in Winner, SD on Feb. 27, 1940 to Lydia (Bender) and Jacob Kaiser Jr. She graduated from Winner High School in 1960. 

After graduation she worked at West Side Cafe where she met Leonard Vobr. They got married on April 13, 1963 and resided on a farm east of Colome. They were married just short of 50 years before Leonard passed away in 2013. To this union there were four children born. In 1984 they moved to Colome. Clara then went to work for Sargent’s Cafe in Winner and then babysat for a family in Colome. 

In 2001 they relocated to Mitchell, SD to be closer to family where she would periodically babysit the grandchildren. When Leonard passed away in 2013 she continued living in her own apartment. She happily celebrated her 80th birthday in February 2020 with her children and nieces and sister and was so happy and talked about it to many.

Clara was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran faith. She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary of Colome, SD and a member of Ascension Lutheran Church in Mitchell, SD.

Clara is survived by her daughter Linda (LuVerne) Jager of Wessington Springs, her sons Brad (Jennie), Jerry and Gary (Kristy) Vobr all of Mitchell. Three grandchildren: Austin, Tiffany, and Carissa Vobr of Mitchell. Two Sisters, Eileen Kaiser of Brookings and Judy Swartz of Hamill, SD.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Leonard, her parents, Lydia (Bender) and Jacob Kaiser, Jr and her mother and father-in-law Ludvik and Stasie Vobr. Also preceded in death by her brother-in-law James Vobr, half-brothers Fritz Kaiser, Henry Kaiser, Rueben Kaiser, Arthur Kaiser, and Irvin Kaiser; half-sister Edna Wicker and sister Leona Ellis.

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