Clara Rohleder, 91, Victoria, died Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018, at her nephew’s home in Wichita.

She was born Nov. 22, 1926, in Victoria to Peter P. and Pauline (Dreiling) Rohleder. She was a graduate of Victoria High School, and received registered nurse degree from St. John’s Hospital School of Nursing in Salina and her bachelor’s degree in nursing education from the University of Denver.

She was registered nurse for more than 35 years. She worked in hospitals in Kansas, California and spent 26 years in Denver. She retired in the fall of 1983 and moved back to Victoria.

She was a member of The Basilica of St. Fidelis, Victoria.

Survivors include her nephews and nieces, Al Rohleder and wife, Maureen, Bob Evans and wife, Janice, LaVonne Davidson; Vera Rohleder; Sylvia Hovey and husband, Richard, Richard Rohleder and wife, Lori, Teresa Ciasullo; Rita Rohleder; her caregivers and great-nephew Kevin and wife, Amber; and many great-nephews and great-nieces.

She was preceded in death by her parents; nine brothers, Eugene, Peter, Raymond, Herbert, Alfred, Ervin, Richard, Albert and Gilbert; two sisters, Josephine and Sophia; an infant brother, Clarence; and two infant sisters, Beata and Henreitta.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at The Basilica of St. Fidelis, Victori; burial in St. Fidelis Cemetery, Victoria. Kansas.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday and from 8:30 to 9:45 a.m. Friday, both at Cline’s-Keithley Mortuary, 412 Main Victoria, KS 67671.

A vigil service/rosary will be at 6 p.m. Thursday, both at the mortuary.

Memorials are suggested to The Basilica of St. Fidelis in care of the mortuary.

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