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Clara Kasprowicz, 88

Clara Kasprowicz, 88, of Warren, MN, formerly Strandquist, MN, died on Thursday, July 5, 2012 at the Villa St. Vincent in Crookston, MN.
Clara Antoinette Bukowski was born on August 16, 1923 in Wanger Township, Marshall County, MN.  She was raised on the family farm and she attended country school.  Clara married Sylvester Kasprowicz on June 21, 1941 at St. Albert’s Catholic Church in St. Paul, MN.  They lived in the Twin Cities for five years before moving to Lincoln Township, Strandquist in 1946 where they farmed.  Clara cooked at the Strandquist and Karlstad Schools for 40 plus years.  Sylvester died on September 3, 2007.
She enjoyed doing embroidery for family and friends and working at the church.  Clara also folded luminary bags for Relay For Life and volunteered at the Block Nurse Program in Warren.
Clara is survived by daughter, Mary (Jerry) Carlson of Warren, MN; four sons, Leonard (Jean) Kasprowicz of Devils Lake, ND, Michael Kasprowicz of Grand Forks, ND and Audrey Kasprowicz of Grand Forks, ND, Robert (Judy) Kasprowicz of Drayton, ND and Gabriel (Linda) Kasprowicz of Sartell, MN; daughter-in-law, June Kasprowicz of Karlstad, MN; 22 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; two sons, Roger Kasprowicz and Richard Kasprowicz; two daughters-in-law, Barbara Kasprowicz and Rita Kasprowicz; three sisters and two brothers.
MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL: 11:00 AM on Monday, July 9, 2012 at the Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Warren, MN.
VISITATION: After 5:30 PM with a 6:30 PM prayer service on Sunday at the Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Warren and one hour before services at the church on Monday.
INTERMENT: St. Edward’s Catholic Cemetery, Strandquist, MN
Arrangement with DuBore Funeral Home of Warren, MN.
Celebrant – Rev. Emmanuel Sylvester
Organist – Bev Karr
Cantor – Bernadette Borowicz
Honorary Bearers – Clara’s Grandchildren and Great-Grandchildren
Active Bearers – Kelly Lefrooth, Nancy Feldman, Tracy Emanuelson, Abby Kasprowicz, Dawn Nanney, Lisa Erickson, Carmyn Henkel, Kari Kasprowicz, Jennifer Kasprowicz, Mona Olson, Dana Kasprowicz

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