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Clara Elvera Ober

Clara Elvera Ober

Clara Elvera Ober, 92, of Blackhoof Township, Minn., died Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013, in Inter-Faith Care Center in Carlton, Minn. She was born Nov. 23, 1921, in Blackhoof Township to Peter and Mattie Antonson. Clara married Albert Ober on Dec. 6, 1939, in Carlton. Together they farmed in Blackhoof Township from 1946 until retiring in the mid-1980s. Clara was a member of Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Cloquet. She enjoyed embroidery and knitting.

Clara was preceded in death by her husband, Albert; son, Russell; and daughter-in-law, Wanda Ober.

She is survived by one son, Roy (Linda) Ober of Cloquet, Minn.; two daughters, Sandra (Kerwin) Siewert of Zumbro Falls, Minn., and Beverly (Allen) Darling of Bismarck, N.D.; 12 grandchildren; and 24 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be held Monday, Dec. 30, from noon until the 1 p.m. funeral service in Our Savior's Lutheran Church, Cloquet. Burial will be in Sandy Lake Cemetery in Blackhoof Township.

Arrangements entrusted to Atkins-Northland Funeral Home, Cloquet. To sign the guest book and offer an online tribute, see

January 2, 2014 ~ Pine Journal, Cloquet, Minn.