Clara Mae Varley

  • BORN: December 7, 1924
  • DIED: November 24, 2017
  • LOCATION: Lincoln, Nebraska

December 7, 1924 – November 24, 2017
Clara Mae (Watson) Varley age 92 of Lincoln, NE formerly of Bellevue, NE peacefully passed on Friday, November 24, 2017 at the Independence House at Northview in Lincoln, NE.
She was born on December 7, 1924 to William Roy and Vera M. (Mullicane) Watson in Omaha, NE. She was raised and schooled in Omaha. Clara Mae met Jerald Maurice Varley and they were later married on October 7, 1942 in Omaha. She graduated from Benson High School with the class of 1943. Clara Mae and Jerald made their home and raised their children in Omaha. They enjoyed spending time at their cabin at Hanson Lake in Bellevue. In 1984 Clara Mae and Jerald moved to their cabin at Hanson Lake, then after Jerald passed away, Clara Mae moved to Lincoln and has been there since.
Clara Mae was a member of First Lutheran Church, First Lutheran Ladies Guild, and the Hanson Shore Lake Club.
She is survived by her son: Gary Varley and wife Janiene of Lincoln, NE; eleven grandchildren; nineteen great grandchildren; two great great grandchildren; sister: Jackie Kreeger of Omaha, NE; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and many friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents: Roy and Vera Watson, son: Larry C. Varley, two daughters: Sharon Hoyt, Barbara Brooks, husband: Jerald Varley, three sisters: and one brother.
Visitations will be held from 1:00 to 9:00 P.M., with family greeting relatives and friends from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M., Thursday, November 30, 2017 at Roby Funeral Home in Plattsmouth.
A Funeral Service will be held at 10:30 A.M., Friday, December 1, 2017 at First Lutheran Church with Pastor Lloyd Stuhr officiating and Marcia Fleming as organist.
The Pallbearers will be Michael Brooks, Rick Mobley, Ron Roybal, Mark Vanek, Deangelo Schultz, and Tylar Brown.
Interment will be at 1:00 P.M., Friday, December 1, 2017 at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Omaha.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests Memorials to First Lutheran Church.
Services are entrusted to Roby Funeral Home, 346 Ave. A, Plattsmouth, NE 68048 (402) 296-3123,

Funeral Service
  • December 01, 2017
    10:30 AM
  • First Lutheran Church
  • 1025 Ave. D
  • Plattsmouth, NE 68048
  • (402) 296-2832
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  • December 01, 2017
    1:00 PM
  • Forest Lawn Cemetery
  • 7909 Mormon Bridge Rd.
  • Omaha, NE 68152
  • (402) 451-1000
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  • November 30, 2017
    1:00 PM to 9:00 PM
  • Roby Funeral Home
  • 346 Ave. A
  • Plattsmouth, NE 68048
  • (402) 296-3123
  • Get Directions
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