Clara McGehee

Clara McGehee

1918 – 2011

Clara Minnie Dinslage McGehee, 92, passed away peacefully on May 13, 2011 at the Cottages of Meridian in Meridian, Idaho.

Clara was born in Elgin, Nebraska on November 3, 1918 to John and Anna (Baumert) Dinslage.  She was baptized at the St. Boniface Catholic Church in Elgin, Nebraska November. 4,1918 and confirmed Oct. 15, 1934.  She attended St. Boniface School through the 10th grade.

On May 30, 1941 she was united in marriage to George McGehee of Granite, Oklahoma in Huntington Beach, California.  They moved to Bonners Ferry, Idaho in 1963 and later to Nampa, Idaho where she volunteered at the Nampa Senior Citizen Center the past 25 years.

Clara is survived by one brother, Raymond Dinslage, of Elgin, Nebraska.  She was preceded in death by her husband George McGehee, four brothers John Jr., Frank, William, and Edward, and three sisters, Theresa (Ted) Kerkman, Julia (Gerald) Zegers, Henrietta (Gilbert) Zegers.   She leaves behind many nieces and nephews who loved her kind spirit and wonderful sense of humor.

Funeral services will be held at Mount Calvary Cemetery, Canyon County, Nampa Idaho on Thursday, May 19, 2011 at 2 p.m.

The Dinslage family would like to give a special thank you to Clara and George’s niece, Jan Streng.  She had been a devoted niece who provided much care and love throughout the years.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent in Clara’s name to:

Nampa Senior Center

207 Constitution Way

Nampa, ID  83686

Or to: St. Paul’s Catholic Church and School

1515 8th St. South

Nampa, ID  83651