July 24, 1919 - March 23, 2017
Clella Margrete Cisna, age 97, of Laclede, passed away Thursday, March 23, 2017 at McLarney Manor of Brookfield. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm on Sunday, March 26, 2017 at Rhodes Funeral Home with Reverend Richard Cassidy officiating. Burial will follow at Laclede Cemetery, Laclede, Missouri. Memorials have been suggested to the United Methodist Church of Laclede and may be left at or sent to the funeral home, 216 Linn Street, Brookfield, Missouri 64628. On-line registry at www.rhodesfh.com Clella Margrete, daughter of Deloss Harry Baker and Harriet Agnes (Howard) Baker, was born on July 24, 1919 in Lingo, Missouri. On September 26, 1937 she was united in marriage to Willet Lee Cisna in Callao, Missouri. He preceded her in death in 1995. Clella worked at Henderson Produce Company in Laclede, operated a restaurant in Laclede, operated a donut shop in Kirksville and was an associate with J.C. Penney for seventeen years until her retirement in 1984. Clella was a member of the Laclede United Methodist Church, where she was baptized by Reverend Thompson in 1940; she was also a member of the United Methodist Women, Crusaders Sunday School Class, and Chapter R PEO. In her spare time, Clella enjoyed spending time with her family, reading, and knitting. She is survived by one son, Wayne Cisna and wife, Letha, Laclede; one brother, Harry D. Baker, Clearwater, FL; four grandchildren, Kerri Cowan and husband James, Meadville; Kristi Newlin and husband Nathan, Meadville; Kelli Gonzalez, and husband Charles, Brookfield; and Tony Cisna, Brookfield; ten great-grandchildren, Kailee Cowan and fiancé Tim Schlaufman, Ashley, Emilie, and Jase Cowan, Logan and Ethan Newlin, Samantha and Mallory Gonzalez, and Rylee and Cooper Cisna. Clella was also preceded in death by four brothers, Virgil, Robert, Delbert and Merton Baker, and one sister, Velma Lichtenberg.
Clella Margrete Cisna, age 97, of Laclede, passed away Thursday, March 23, 2017 at McLarney Manor of Brookfield. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm on Sunday, March 26, 2017 at Rhodes Funeral Home with Reverend Richard Cassidy officiating.... View Obituary & Service Information
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