Clara Irean Dinges
Clara Irean Dinges
  • July 6, 1930 - August 7, 2017
  • Gilbert, Arizona

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Clara Irean Dinges, 87, entered into rest on August 7, 2017. Beloved wife of the late Vernon LeRoy Dinges; dear mother of Diana Lee (Richard) Allen, Vernon Edward Dinges, and the late Daryl LeRoy Dinges; dear grandmother of Jeremy Valencia, Heather (Ziad) Ghaleb, April (Johnathon) Johnson, Nicole (Timothy) Burress and Richard David Scott Allen; great-grandmother of 13. Clara was sister of Frank Everett Van Es, and Neeltje Mae Rawson by birth, and through marriage, beloved sister of Dale Dinges, Tanna (Bill) Bryson, Kay Jones, Donald (Laurie) Dinges, and six other brothers and sisters who have passed before her in death: John Irving Van Es, Ellsworth Cady Van Es, Neeltje Mae Van Es, James Fredrick Van Es, Adrian Earl Van Es, Barbara Ruth Porep. She was a dear aunt, great aunt, cousin and friend of many. Mrs. Dinges was born and grew up in Illinois. She made California her home for more than 60 years where she and her husband shared a passion for raising and caring for Thoroughbred race horses. Visitation 9:30 - 10:30 AM Wednesday, August 16, 2017, at Mariposa Gardens Cemetery Chapel, 6747 E. Broadway Road, Mesa, AZ 85206. Services immediately to follow at 10:30 AM. Interment will be in Rose Hills Memorial Park, Whittier, CA at a later date.