The Van Wert County Courthouse

Friday, Apr. 12, 2024

Clara H. Carder

Clara H. Carder, 88, of Delphos, died at 2:35 a.m. Saturday, January 28, 2012, at Vancrest Health Care Center in Delphos.

She was born June 28, 1923, in Landeck, the daughter of the late Joseph and Emma (Adding) Topp. On July 5, 1945, she married Orville Carder, who survives in Delphos.

Other survivors include three sons, Jim (Lois) Carder of Lima and Jerry (Diana) Carder and Kenny (Lisa Stinson) Carder, both of North Carolina; a sister-in-law, Viola Topp; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Four brothers, Herman, Bobby, Tony and Eugene Topp; two sisters, Lucille Seibert and Alice Elwer; and a grandson, Todd Carder, also preceded her in death.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, February 2, at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Delphos. Burial will be in St. John’s Cemetery in Delphos.

Calling hours are from 2-8 p.m. Wednesday, February 1, at Harter and Schier Funeral Home in Delphos, where a parish wake will be held at 7:30 that evening.

Preferred memorials: St. John’s Parish Foundation or St. Rita’s Hospice.

POSTED: 01/31/12 at 1:59 am. FILED UNDER: Obituaries