Clara Catherine Slutz, of Amarillo, TX, passed away on January 9, 2021, at the age of 96.
Services will be at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, January 12, 2021, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Vega, TX. Viewing will be held prior to service at 9:30 a.m. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery at Vega, TX. We respectfully request that all attendees to the service wear a mask and to adhere to social distancing protocols, a maximum of 50 people will be allowed to attend the service. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.
Clara was born on December 18, 1924, on the family farm in St. Francis, TX. After high school, she spent several years living and working on the farm before moving to Amarillo and working at the Potter County Extension Agents office as a secretary for several years.
On November 18, 1961, she married Marvin Slutz of Vega, TX, where they raised a family and lived for the next 57 years. She lived the last couple of years of her life in Amarillo. Clara spent many years volunteering her time in the community, where she was a member of the Texas Extension Education Association, Friends of the Library, and the Altar Society at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church.
Clara was a caring wife, mother, and friend. She greatly enjoyed going dancing and was a prolific sender of greeting cards to family and friends.
She is survived by her daughter, Linda Hailey, of San Antonio, TX; and her son, Al Slutz, of Marana, AZ.