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Clara was born on April 8, 1928 and passed away on Sunday, November 27, 2016.

Clara was a resident of Ruma, Illinois at the time of passing.

Clara received her R.N. from St. Johns Hospital School of Nursing Springfield Illinois in 1949; her certification as a Registered Nurse Anesthetist from St. Francis Hospital Peoria Illinois in 1952; her bachelors in theology from Saint Louis University in 1974; her masters in Theology from Catholic Theological Union Chicago Illinois in 1976.

Mass of Christian Burial: 10:00 am Thursday December 1 2016Ruma Center Chapel Ruma IllinoisVisitation:Wednesday 4:00 pm 8:00 pm with Prayer Service at 7:00 pm Ruma Center Chapel Ruma IllinoisInterment: Convent CemeteryRuma Illinois.

Donations in memory of Sister Clara Ternes may be sent to the ASC Retirement Fund 4233 Sulphur Avenue St. Louis MO 63109.