Goldie L. Clanton age 95, a lifelong resident of Prairie du Chien, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, October 3, 2018. She was born December 30, 1922 the daughter of Gailard and Alma Marie (Oates) Collins. She married Robert Clanton on June 10, 1942 at St. Gabriel’s Church in Prairie du Chien. She and her husband owned and operated Clanton Construction for over 30 years. Goldie also worked as a cake decorator for the Piggly Wiggly for over 40 years. Goldie enjoyed her card club that began during WW II. She was an avid collector of antiques and was a member of the Eagles Club Aerie 1502. Her husband Bob preceded her in death on February 9, 1992. She is survived by her sons, Larry (Pauline) of Prairie du Chien and Michael of Coram, MT, her daughter Nancy (Gary) Thurn of Elkader, IA, daughter in law LaVonne Clanton of Prairie du Chien, brother Robert (Connie) Collins of Prairie du Chien, grandchildren, Patrick, Kevin, Darci, Chad, Tim, Mark, Todd, Michael, Matthew and Brian along with 14 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, a son Gary and a brother Maurice Collins.
Funeral services will be Saturday, October 6, 2018 at 11:00 AM at the United Methodist Church, Pastor Barb Cook officiating, with burial in the Calvary Cemetery both in Prairie du Chien. Friends may call at the church on Saturday from 9:00 AM until the time of services.
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