Claudia is preceded in death by her parents and brother. Survivors: Her husband James; sons: Terry (Donna) Patry, Assaria, Neal Patry, Salina, daughters: Carrie (Tracy) Piepho, Bennington, Teresa (Brandon) Schulze, Norton; brothers: Newell Jones, Pensacola, Fla., Richard Jones, Colby; Sisters: Lorraine Kilgore, Chanute, Kathy Siruta, Colby, and Linda Kistler, Colby; and five grandchildren: Thomas, Bryant, Skylar, Noah and Peyton. Also, a good friend of the family, Frank Janousek.
Funeral will be 10 a.m. today, Feb. 24 at St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church in Wilson and burial in the St Wenceslaus Catholic Cemetery.
The family suggests memorials be made to The Kaye Pogue Hospice Center of Salina or The Wilson School Library in care of Foster Mortuary, P.O. Box 533, Wilson, KS 67490.