Lucille (Pat) Claytor died April 13, 2008 at Providence Medford Medical Center.
A memorial service will be held at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church, 56 Williams Lane, Shady Cove on Saturday, May 10 with Rosary at 9:30 a.m. and Mass at 10 a.m. That will be followed by at potluck at the church at 11:30 a.m.
She was the only child of Hiram Rainey and Anna Schumacker of
Minneapolis, Minn. She graduated from North High School in Minneapolis
in 1933 and married Jack Whittenberg in 1934. They had two children,
David Jack Whittenberg of Arizona and Diane Sharon Holm of Butte Falls.
later married Maurice (Frenchy) Claytor, on Jan. 31, 1972. They spent
many years working together in the food industry; he as a chef and she
as a waitress and banquet manager. She also did her part during WWII,
working at the Portland Shipyards. She ended her career as the food
manager at Portland Meadows and Multnomah Kennel Club.
her husband’s death on May 5, 1995, she moved to Shady Cove to near her
daughter amd family. She volunteered at the White City Human Resource,
SMART reading and the Shady Cove Wildflower Show.
Claytor loved to sew and was active in the Linus Quilting Project. All
who knew her know how much she enjoyed gardening, reading, writing
letters, visiting and dining out and her Catholic faith. She was very
independent and was able to live alone until her recent illness. She
never lost her great sense of humor.
In addition to her children, she is survived by five grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren.