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Serving Central & Northern Juneau County
In the Castle Rock Lake area Since 1955



Clara B. (Cooper) Perry

April 28, 1920 ~ May 10, 2018 (age 98)
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Clara Belle Perry, age 98 of Viroqua, WI, formally of Camp Douglas, WI passed away on Thursday May 10, 2018 at Vernon Memorial Hospital in Viroqua, WI.

Clara was born on April 28, 1920 in the Town of Cutler, Juneau County, WI to Edna (Crandell) Cooper and Clyde E. Cooper.  She was preceded in death by her husband Vernor L. Perry, brother Roy E. Cooper, daughter Ruth M. Cooper, son David L. Perry, grandson James T. Perry, and great grandson Matthew K. Olson.  She was married to Vernor Lee Perry on September 30, 1956.  Former places of residence include Elroy and Camp Douglas, WI.  She was a devoted Seventh Day Adventist. 

She enjoyed making baby quilts for all her friends and family, doing puzzles, enjoyed bird watching, and was a member of the Cutler Fire Department Auxiliary. 

Clara is survived by her daughter Marie L. (Rod) Verdine of Ottawa, IL, son John H. (Ruth) Perry of Viroqua, WI, step son Bob (Linda) Perry of Boylston, MA, step daughter Melva J. Cunningham of Manville, IL, step daughter Joann (Virgil) Taylor of Streator, IL, and by 19 grandchildren, and numerous great and great-great grandchildren. 

Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 11:00AM at the Hare Funeral Home (217 W. Pearl St) in New Lisbon, Wisconsin.  Relatives and friends are invited to a visitation on Monday May 14, at the Hare Funeral Home from 5:00PM until 8:00PM, and on Tuesday from 10:00AM until the time of service.  Burial will be in the Camp Douglas Cemetery.  The Hare Funeral Home in New Lisbon is assisting the family with services.  Online condolences available at

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