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Thomas F. Claar

Posted By Scott Hanes On November 11, 2019 @ 5:57 pm In Obituaries | 6 Comments

Claar Thomas F.

Thomas F. Claar, 87, of Clyde, OH passed away one Monday, November 11, 2019 at the Willows in Bellevue, OH. He was born on January 13, 1932 in Fremont, OH to Charles and Helen (Steiger) Claar.

Thomas served in the U.S. Airforce from 1951 to 1953 and was honorably discharged. He married Iris I. Reiter on August 8, 1953 in Austin, TX and she survives. He hauled steel for over twenty-five years, retiring in November 1996. Thomas was a member of the Northern Ohio Draft Pony Association and the Fremont VFW where he served on the Color Guard. He enjoyed raising horses and watching bull riding. On the weekends he took part in horse drawn plowing and covered wagons.

Thomas is survived by his wife of sixty-six years, Iris Claar, Clyde, OH; children, Stephanie (Dan) Schee, Huron, OH, Wendy Claar-Alafita, Clyde, OH, Bunny (Pastor Scott) Robles, Fremont, OH, Chris (Angie) Claar of California, Richard Claar of Florida; bother, Charlie “Bud” (Louise) Claar, of Florida; thirteen grandchildren and twenty great grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Jennifer Claar; brother, Jim Claar and grandson, Nathan Gebauer.

Visitation: Thursday from 9 to 11 a.m. at Victory Church, 2051 Oak Harbor Rd., Fremont, OH 43420.

Service: Thursday, November 14, 2019, 11:00 a.m. at the church following the visitation.

Burial will take place at Greenlawn Memory Gardens in Clyde, OH with Military Honors provided by the VFW.

Memorials can be made to Iris Claar.

Online Condolences can be expressed to the family at www.whhfh.com.

Arrangements were entrusted to Wonderly Horvath Hanes Funeral Home and Crematory.

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#1 Condolence By Bob Hahn On November 11, 2019 @ 6:05 pm

May you R.I.P., Tom!

#2 Condolence By LOU ANNE CRAIG On November 11, 2019 @ 9:03 pm

The family and friends of Tom have my deepest sympathy. Prayers for all of you.

#3 Condolence By Jeri Lynn On November 11, 2019 @ 11:16 pm

Tom and Iris’s family and friends are in my thoughts and prayers. He will be missed by many.

#4 Condolence By Judy ( Martin ) Magana On November 12, 2019 @ 9:55 pm

Scott & Bunny I’m sorry for your loss. My prayers for you and your family

#5 Condolence By Linda (Miller) Brooks On November 14, 2019 @ 1:22 am

Bunny and family I am so sorry for your loss. I spent a lot of time at your parents house when we were younger. Sending prayers in this difficult time.

#6 Condolence By Dave Claar On November 15, 2019 @ 3:27 am

I just learned about this. I am sorry I was unable to pay my respects. My thoughts and prayers to all of you.

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