Clara LeRock, 93. Plainville, died Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016, at Rooks County Health Center, Plainville.
She was born Jan. 2, 1923, to J.J. and Rose (Ruzicka) Hrabe. She attended grade school at the Hrabe School House northeast of Plainville from 1929 to 1936 and a 1940 graduate of Stockton High School.
She married Garth LeRock on Oct. 30, 1940, in Hays. He preceded her in death Dec. 11, 2008.
She enjoyed organizing a Polka band and playing for local dances. She played piano while her parents and brothers played drums, violin, trumpet and accordion. Then after retirement, they joined the Rookies Camping Club and went camping with friends. She enjoyed the time to relax and fish and sometimes would even take some of the grandchildren with them.
Survivors include a son, Allan and wife, Sheryl, who were her caregivers for the last several years, and Gary’s widow, Verlene LeRock; a sister-in-law, Bonnie Hrabe, all of Plainville; four grandchildren, Deb Horton and husband, Curt, Beloit, Gary Joe LeRock and wife, Christine, Wichita, Sondra Hickert and husband, Kevin, Hays, and Wes LeRock and wife, Julee, Osborne; 13 great-grandchildren, Erica, Katie, Hannah, Isaiah, Allyson, Garrison, Abigail, Victor, Whitney, Anna, Levi, Madison and Maverick; seven great-great-grandchildren, Lily, Lucas, Collin, Gracie, Shiloh, Zion and Layton.
She was preceded in death by a son, Gary on March 21, 2012; an infant great-granddaughter, Sloane LeRock on Sept. 14, 1990; three brothers, Ted, Paul and Clarence Hrabe; and two sister-in-laws, Mildred and Polly.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at United Methodist Church, Plainville; burial in the Plainville Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday at Plumer-Overlease Funeral Home, Plainville and from 9:30 a.m. until time of service Monday at the church.
Memorials are suggested to the United Methodist Church in care of the funeral home.
Condolences can be sent to the family at www.plumeroverlease.com.