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“Hi Claudia,I'm sorry about your Mom,I didn't know this.Your friend Michelle ”
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“Dick and family, we were saddened to hear of your Mothers passing. She was such a sweet lady and we feel very fortunate to have known her! We are...Read More »
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“We are so sorry to hear about Aunt Clarice. Both Billy and I were thankful to have spent some time when Grandma died with all of you. For a couple...Read More »
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“Linda and family, I am sorry for your loss. I know you will miss her very much. Your classmate, Virginia Skinner ”
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“I was sad to hear that Clarice had passed. My condolences go out to the whole family. I'll cherish my memories of visits with Clarice whenever I...Read More »
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Funeral Services for Clarice Meredith, age 75, of Bedford, IA, who died Thursday, May 24, 2007 at Clarinda Regional Health Center, Clarinda, Iowa were held Tuesday, May 29, 2007 at 10:30 a.m. at the Ritchie Funeral Home in Bedford. Visitation with the family was held 6:30-8:00 p.m., Monday, May 28, 2007 at the funeral home. Interment was held in the Fairview Cemetery in Bedford, Iowa. Memorials may be directed to the Midwest Country Music at Redding, Iowa or to the Bedford Ambulance. Memories can be shared with the family on our web site at www.ritchiefuneralhome.com under Obituaries. Arrangements were entrusted to the Ritchie Funeral Home of Bedford.

Clarice Pauline Meredith was born August 12, 1931, in Bedford, IA, the daughter of Walter Osburn and Mildred (Pollock) Osburn. Clarice was a 1950 graduate of Bedford High School. She was united in marriage February 10, 1950 to Howard Meredith. To this union four children were born: Linda, Stephen, Richard and Claudia.

Clarice was a loving wife and mother and taking care of her family was her occupation. She was a member of the United Methodist Church of Bedford. Clarice enjoyed her friends and neighbors and was a former member of neighborhood clubs. She enjoyed doing hand crafts, ceramics and quilting.

Left to cherish Clarice's memory are her children, Linda Miers and husband Melvin of Boone, IA, Stephen Meredith of Bellevue, NE, Richard Meredith and wife Sandy of Bedford, Iowa, Claudia Hebing and husband Todd of Oakland, Iowa; grandchildren, Amy Karg and husband Mark of Latimer, Iowa, Aaron Miers of Shenandoah, Iowa, Angie Eisele and husband Chad of Des Moines, Iowa, Jason Meredith of Corpus Christi, Texas, Kerri Meredith of Bedford, Iowa, Adam Hebing of Oakland, Iowa; great grandchildren, Kaylee Karg and Konnor Karg; brothers, Robert Osburn of Bedford, Iowa, Ed Osburn and wife Edith of Albuquerque, New Mexico; brother-in-law, James John of Clinton, Iowa; sister-in-law, Mary Osburn of Plattesburgh, New York; several nieces and nephews.

Preceding Clarice in death were her parents; husband, Howard Meredith; brother, Bill Osburn and sister, Doris John.

May God grant comfort and strength to those who mourn Clarice's passing.