Clara L. Allerding (1917-1994)

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Clara Lottie Allerding Engler
Allerding, Clara L.jpg
Class of '36
Born: 30 Jan 1917 Harbor Springs, Michigan
Died: 27 Apr 1994 Little Traverse Twp., Michigan
Father: Newton B. Allerding
Mother: Sarah Krause
Siblings: Gladys Irene Allerding
Richard Joseph Allerding
Claude R. Allerding
Ralph Allerding
Nelson N. Allerding
Asa Allen Allerding
Clara L. Allerding
Wayne K. Allerding
Carl P. Allerding
Alta May Allerding
Spouse: Charles William Engler
Married: 19 Sep 1947 Petoskey, Michigan
Children: Charles William Engler


Petoskey News Review, Thursday, April 28, 1994:

Clara Engler, 77

Clara Engler, 77, of Harbor Springs, died April 27, 1994, at her Harbor Springs home.

A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 30, at Lakeview Cemetery, Harbor Springs. The Rev. Edward Warner will officiate.

She was born Jan. 30, 1917, in Harbor Springs, the daughter of Newton and Sarah (Krause) Allerding. She attended Harbor Springs schools and graduated from Harbor Springs High School in 1936.

On Sept. 19, 1947, she married Charles Engler of Petoskey, and he survives.

Mrs. Engler worked for Montgomery Wards for several years. She was employed as a teacher's aide in Harbor Springs Elementary School for 18 years, retiring in 1981.

Mrs. Engler was a charter member of the Emmet County Medical Care Facility Auxiliary, and served as its president for four years.

Survivors include her husband, Charles; one son and his wife and children, Bill and Lois Engler and Elaine and Eric, all of Harbor Springs; four brothers and their spouses, Asa and Hilda Allerding, Wayne and Ruth Allerding, Carl and Virginia Allerding, and Nelson and Bernice Allerding, all of Harbor Springs; one sister-in-law, Christine Allerding, of Harbor Springs; and several nieces and nephews.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Little Traverse Bay. Envelopes for memorial contributions are available at the Schiller Funeral Chapel of Harbor Springs where friends may call 6-9 p.m. Friday, April 29.


  • 1930 Federal Census, Little Traverse Twp., Emmet, Michigan
Allerding, Newton
, Clara L., daughter, female, white, 13, single, MI, OH, MI
  • Photo: Collins, Audrey Diebel, ed. Looking Back, The First Hundred Years, 1887-1986:
Harbor Springs High School
Class of 1936
Page 43: Senior portrait of Clara Allerding
  • Marriage: Emmet County, Michigan, Vital Records Search, Marriages:
ENGLER, Charles W. & ALLERDING, Clara
Date: 9/19/1947
Liber: 5
Folio: 7
  • Death: Emmet County, Michigan, Vital Records Search, Deaths:
Engler, Clara
Date of Death: 4/27/1994
Liber: 1994
Folio: 179
Place of Death: Little Traverse
  • Death: Social Security Death Index:
Engler, Clara
Birth Date: 30 Jan 1917
Death Date: 27 Apr 1994
Social Security Number: 367-12-5198
State Number Was Issued: Michigan
Death Residence Zip Code: 49740
Localities: Harbor Springs, Emmet, Michigan
Taylor, Clara (Allerding)
Age: 77
Born: 01/30/1917
Died: 04/27/1994
Cemetery: Lakeview, Harbor Springs
Funeral Home: Schiller, Harbor Springs
Lot: R-26-SE2