Clara M. Lint
Clara M. Lint, age 90, of Marengo, formerly of Shellsburg, passed away Monday, January 16, 2023, at Rose Haven Nursing Home, in Marengo. A Celebration of Life will be held from 11 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Saturday, January 21, 2023 at the Marengo American Legion, 1240 Lafayette Avenue, Marengo. Inurnment will be at a later date, in Oakwood Cemetery, Shellsburg. Memorials may be contributed to the American Cancer Society. Clara and her family are in the care of Kloster Funeral Home, Marengo, Iowa.
Clara is survived by her daughters, Diana (Lowell) Stone, of Grinnell and Marjorie (Rich) Walker, of Victor; seven grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; a sister Hazel Rublack, of Vinton; and a son-in-law Rich Fry, of Marengo. She was preceded in death by her husband Stanley, a son Roger, a daughter Sharon Fry, her parents, a great-grandson Drew, six brothers and six sisters.
Clara Mardell Zahn was born January 18, 1932, in Vinton, the daughter of John Oliver and Verna Marie (Rambo) Zahn. She received her education in the Shellsburg Community School District. Clara was united in marriage to Earl Stanley Lint on May 30, 1947 at Foursquare Church, in Cedar Rapids. Clara was employed at Wilson Foods, now Farmstead, in Cedar Rapids, for many years, retiring from there. She enjoyed going fishing, gardening and bowling. Clara will be missed who all who knew and loved her.