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Hazel F. Clonch

Monday, March 26, 2007

Jan. 3, 1913 - March 22, 2007


Hazel F. Clonch, a 67 year resident of McCook died Thursday (March 22, 2007) at Great Plains Regional Medical Center in North Platte at the age of 94. 

Hazel was born Jan. 3, 1913, in a sod house near Calvert, Kan., to Arthur Melvin and Bertha Pearl (Spencer) Hock.  She attended school in Almena, Kan., graduating in 1931. 

She married Raymond Walter Clonch on July 20, 1933, in Smith Center, Kan.  They resided in Phillipsburg, Kan., until moving to McCook in 1940. 

Hazel was a member of the Memorial United Methodist Church.  She enjoyed playing bridge with her friends and traveling, and loved being with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Raymond; her sister, Leona Williams; and her niece, Lola Williams.

Survivors include her three children, Dennie Clonch of Sequin, Texas, DeLinn and wife, Barbara Clonch of West Richland, Wash., and Lynda and husband, Tom Gorman of North Platte; nine grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. 

Memorials are requested to the Community Hospital Health Foundation. 

Visitation is today until 8 p.m. 

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m., Tuesday at Carpenter Breland Funeral Home in McCook, with the Rev. Dr. Jeffrey Thurman officiating.  Burial will be at 2:30 p.m. at the Norton Cemetery in Norton, Kan.

Our heartfelt thanks to the doctors, nurses, friends, relatives and neighbors for the beautiful flowers, cards, and kind acts of sympathy upon the death of our mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, Hazel Clonch. 

Carpenter Breland Funeral Home of McCook is in charge of the arrangements.