Lucretia K. Karle McClamroch passed away Wednesday, June 5, 2019, at the age of 88.

She was born Feb. 25, 1931, at Crawfordsville, to the late August B. Karle and Elizabeth W. Karle. Her brother August A. Karle died in 2017. She is survived by her brother Bernard W. Karle.

Krish graduated from Crawfordsville High School and Webber College. She married William W. McClamroch on Jan. 22, 1952. Bill and Krish lived, worked and raised their family on the family farm in Montgomery County. Bill passed away Aug. 28, 1998. 

Krish is survived by sons B. Bruce (Anne) McClamroch, W. Tobin (Carolyn) McClamroch and Mark K. (Kathy) McClamroch; grandchildren, William B. McClamroch, Patrick B. McClamroch, Daniel L. McClamroch, Mary L. McClamroch, Sarah M. Sullivan, William T. McClamroch, Emily B. McClamroch, Justin K. McClamroch and Thomas B. McClamroch; and numerous great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Krish was strong in her convictions and love of her family, her church, her numerous friends and her community. She loved to raise and display roses and other flowers as well as quilts and fabrics that she created. She lived with incredible grace and humility.

There will be a mass of Christian burial at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 8 at St. Bernard Catholic Church, Crawfordsville, with Father Christopher Shocklee officiating. Visitation hours are 9-11 a.m. Saturday at the church prior to the mass. Private family interment will follow. 

Memorial contributions may be directed to Montgomery County 4-H, 400 Parke Ave. Crawfordsville, IN 47933. Family and Friends Funeral Home of Wingate is assisting the family. 

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