In memory of
Ms. Clara A. DeLany
Clara A DeLany, 61, passed away on January 10, 2017 in Surprise, Arizona.
Funeral Service will be held at Best Funeral Services on January 15, 2017 with a 10am viewing and an 11am service that will be held by Dr. David Greene.
Clara was born in Winner, South Dakota to Woodrow and Nina DeLany on March 4, 1955. Clara graduated from Spearfish High School. She went on to earn her degree from Northern State University in Aberdeen, South Dakota. After graduating college Clara began teaching in Wyoming before leaving her career to dedicate her life to her children. After successfully raising all of her children Clara found her passion in volunteer work that included helping animals and caring for the homeless. Her love was spread across many places and she touched a number of lives that will forever be grateful.
Clara is preceded in death by her parents, Woodrow and Nina Delany; Brother Cliff DeLany, a nephew and survived by 5 of her siblings and several nieces and nephews. She is also survived by her Children; Andrea Gray of Casper, Wyoming, Ron Magby Jr. of Scottsdale, Arizona and Julie Magby of Surprise, Arizona; Son in law Gary Gray and Daughter in law Angela Magby and her 6 grandchildren who were the love of her life that include Brody Gray, Cole Gray, DeLany Gray, Elizabeth (Lizzie) Gray, Connor (CJ) Magby and Jordan Magby.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to a local dog rescue of your choice. This was a passion to Clara that she would like to live on.
The family wishes to extend their extreme gratitude to daughter Julie Magby for all of the support that she provided Clara through all of her surgeries and recoveries in the most recent years.
Clara loved life and all of the people that she met and the children respectfully ask that you tell all of your family members that you love them.
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