Catherine Eileen McClaren, age 98, passed away peacefully November 17, 2022 in Lewis, Kansas.
Eileen was born on her family’s homesteaded farm near Lewis, Kansas on February 27, 1924. The daughter of James Leroy and Frances Lucille Vanderree McClaren. Eileen was a lifetime Lewis resident. She graduated with the Class of 1941 from Lewis High School. She was a member of the Congregation of Jehovah Witnesses. Eileen was a lifetime homemaker, book keeper and caregiver to her family, siblings, nieces and nephews, that spanned many generations. She thoroughly enjoyed cooking, sewing, gardening and loved all “little ones”.
Preceded in death by her parents, brothers Jay Leroy McClaren, Frank Willis McClaren and two infant brothers.
Survived by Thelma Louise Young of West Virginia, Bruce Lee and Norma McClaren of Fowler, KS, Frances Carolyn and Jack Roberts of Kinsley, KS, David Earl and Betty McClaren of Lewis, KS, Barbara Judy Wheaton of Lewis, KS. Many additional generations of nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be at 2:00 P.M., Wednesday Nov. 23, 2022, McKillip Funeral Home Kinsley, KS. Visitation prior to service.
Service may be viewed on Zoom: 3393222042 password McClaren
Memorials may be given to Meals on Wheels, in care of McKillip Funeral Home, Kinsley.
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