September 24, 1928 - December 7, 2019
Clara "Clarissa" Mabel Lindhorst, 91 years, of Waterloo, IL, passed away on December 7, 2019 at Memorial Hospital, Belleville, IL. She was born September 24, 1928, in Rolla, MO. She was married to the late Clarence J. Lindhorst. They were married in March, 1951, in Columbia, IL. He had passed away January 3, 2001. Clara, along with her husband Clarence, were long time farmers in Monroe County. She enjoyed cooking, gardening, canning, furniture restoration and showing her custom red pickup truck, winning several trophies. She was a member of Street Sensation Auto Club and St. Paul United Church of Christ, Columbia, IL. Surviving are her sons, Harry A. (Sarah Rice) Roberts of Columbia, IL and Clarence (Trudy Schauster) Lindhorst Jr. of Dupo, IL; daughter, Linda (Lee) Birkner of Waterloo, IL; daughter-in-law, Sharon Roberts of Paris, TN; six grandchildren, Harold Aubuschon, Yvonne Jontry, Tanya O'Brien, Anthony Lindhorst, Eric Birkner, and Christopher Birkner; nine great-grandchildren, Elizabeth O'Brien, John O'Brien, Elijah Jontry, Clarissa Jontry, Haley Birkner, Aidan Birkner, Avery Birkner, Owen Birkner, and Luke Birkner; sister, Doris Hurt of Oakville, MO; sister-in-law, Ann Haas of Belleville, IL, along with other relatives and friends. She was also preceded in death by her parents, Alfred and Julia, nee Lee, Breeding; son, Larry Roberts; brothers, Silas, Earl, Raymond, Alfred, Howard, and Paul Breeding; sisters, Pauline Moore, Ruth Dooley, and Cinderilla Schafer. Visitation will be Saturday, December 14, 2019, 9:00 am - 11:00 am, at Lawlor Funeral Home, Columbia, IL. Funeral services will follow visitation at 11:00 am, at the funeral home, with Rev. Keith McDevitt officiating. Interment will follow in the Kolmer Memorial Cemetery, Waterloo, IL. In lieu of customary remembrances, the family requests with gratitude that memorial contributions be directed to: Vitas Hospice Care, 8 Executive Drive, Fairview Heights, IL, 62208. For more information, please access our website, www.leesmanfuneralhome.com. Lawlor Funeral Home, Columbia, IL, handled arrangements.
Clara "Clarissa" Mabel Lindhorst, 91 years, of Waterloo, IL, passed away on December 7, 2019 at Memorial Hospital, Belleville, IL. She was born September 24, 1928, in Rolla, MO. She was married to the late Clarence J. Lindhorst. They were... View Obituary & Service Information
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