Of Alexian Village Retirement Community, Milwaukee. Entered Eternal Life on Tuesday, February 2, 2010, age 102. She was preceded in death by her parents Otto A. and Pauline E., brother Arthur W., all close friends and her generation of relatives. Claire was a member of Shepherd of the Ridge Lutheran Church. The family was formerly active members of Salem Lutheran Church for over 50 years. Claire was a Sunday School Superintendent and teacher, youth counselor, and a member of the choir and Women's Auxiliary. Claire was a retiree of Northwestern Mutual Co., a member of its Administrative Management Association, Quarter Century Club and Women's Club. She was an active board member of numerous local and state business, and educational and musical organizations. She was an avid reader and world traveler. Because there are no close survivors, Claire requested that there be no service. Entombment was at Wisconsin Memorial Park.