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Clara Ethel Ward Jacques

Female 1900 - 1991  (90 years)



Obituary- Jacques, Clara

Mrs. Clara Ethel Jacques
Mrs. Clara Ethel Jacques, 90, Topeka, died Monday, April 1, 1991, at a Topeka care center.

Mrs. Jacques had worked at Stormont-Vail Hospital in the nursery. She worked in the County Election Commissioner's office from 1952 to 1979.

She was born Dec. 2, 1900, in the Adrian community in Jackson County, the daughter of Isaac Jacob and Clara A. Myers Ward.

Mrs. Jacques was a member of 1 Kansas Avenue United Methodist 1 Church and a 50-year member of Helena Chapter No. 210 of Order of Eastern Star. She was a member of Trinity White Shrine No. 7, Order of the White Shrine of Jerusalem, Ancient Toltec Rite and Order of Amaranth. She did volunteer work at the Rescue Mission.

She married George Lowe Jacques Sept. 22, 1923. He died March 18, 1961.

Survivors include a son, George L. Jacques, Tacoma, Wash.; two daughters, F. Yvonne Remfry, Topeka, and Janice L. Newbold, Golden, Colo.; a sister, May Ruggles, Washington, Ind.; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Parker-Price Mortuary where Eastern Star services will be conducted by Helena Chapter No. 210. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.

Mrs. Jacques will lie in state after 2 p.m. today at the mortuary where relatives and friends will meet from 7 to 8 p.m. today.

Contributions may be made to the Topeka Rescue Mission, 605 N. Kansas Ave., 66608.

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