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Published December 09, 2012, 12:00 AM

Clara Heimbuch

Clara Heimbuch, 83, West Fargo, ND died peacefully Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012 at Essentia Health, Fargo surround by loved ones.

Clara Helena Groven was born June 8, 1929 at Portland, ND to Carl and Hilma (Larson) Groven. She graduated from Mayville High School in 1947 and attended Valley City Teacher’s College. On November 10, 1948, she married Gust Heimbuch at Bang Church near Portland. They farmed at Ada, MN and later Ayr, Chaffee and finally settling at Oriska, ND. She worked side by side with Gust on the farm and worked as office manager for an insurance company in Barnes County, ND. Clara was active with the Zion Lutheran Church at Oriska including substitute Sunday school teacher and ladies aid. She was a member of the Women’s Farm Bureau Club.

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