May 12, 1930 - March 15, 2020
Clara M. Gilbert, age 89, of Bradenton, Florida, formerly of Saginaw, Michigan, passed away on Sunday, March 15, 2020. The daughter of Conrad and Phyllis Eurich, Clara was born May 12, 1930, in Pine Island, New York. She married Gerald H. Boltz, Sr., on March 5, 1949. They shared 39 years of marriage until he preceded Clara in death. She married Darrell E. Gilbert in 1993, and they shared 26 years of marriage. He survives her. Clara retired from Dailey Pickle Company after many years of service. She attended 1st Baptist Church of Bradenton. Clara enjoyed many hobbies in life, including playing the organ, bingo, crocheting, traveling, and volunteering at Manatee Memorial Hospital. Clara is survived by her husband, Darrell E. Gilbert; her children, Maureen (Bill) Kotenko and Gerald H. Boltz, Jr. (the late Magdalena); her grandchildren, Allison M. Kotenko (Mehdi Hafezi), Ashley (Mark) Habitz, Marc (Deana) Kotenko, Brice (Curtis) Hagens, Jerod (Ashley) Boltz, and Leslie Bair; 10 great-grandchildren; Darrell’s children, Vicki (Bart) Seslar and Ron (Sara) Gilbert; Darrell’s grandchildren, Ashley (Max) Hardy, Bret (Alysia) Seslar, Kelly (Pete) Gast, and Troy (Holly) Gilbert; Darrell’s 8 great-grandchildren; her siblings, James (Pat) Eurich, Louie (the late June) Eurich, and Joan (Norm) Neuenfeldt; sister-in-law, Deanna Marner (Kay); many nieces, nephews, and friends. Clara was preceded in death by her first husband, Gerald H. Boltz, Sr.; her daughter, Phyllis Dietrich; her parents; her siblings, George Eurich, Lillian Whitby, Florence Proux, Emilie Scheuermann, Richard Eurich, and Herman Eurich; her sisters-in-law, Irene Jenkins (the late Clarence) and Violet Brunner (the late Bruce). Private services will take place Saturday, March 21, 2020, at Fischer Family Funeral Home, 504 N. Michigan Avenue, Saginaw, Michigan 48602. Burial will take place at Roselawn Memorial Gardens, Saginaw. Memorials in honor of Clara may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tennessee 38105 or to Alpha Delta Kappa Scholarships – Omega Chapter, care of Clara’s daughter, Maureen Kotenko. For information, please call Fischer Family Funeral Services at (989) 755-8277. To express your condolences, please visit www.fischerfuneral.com.
Clara M. Gilbert, age 89, of Bradenton, Florida, formerly of Saginaw, Michigan, passed away on Sunday, March 15, 2020. The daughter of Conrad and Phyllis Eurich, Clara was born May 12, 1930, in Pine Island, New York. She married Gerald H. Boltz,... View Obituary & Service Information
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