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Claire Garvin

Claire Garvin loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend, passed away on December 10, 2017.

Claire was born on May 22, 1935 in Sioux City, Iowa to James and Minni Hewitt. She was the middle of six siblings. She grew up loving to learn about her Native American heritage.

 In 1954 she married Leo F. Garvin and together they had five children. Claire just loved the snow; she couldn't wait for the first snow fall. She would just sit and watch the snow-flakes fall.

 She loved everyone and she is loved by all. 

Claire is survived in death by her children:  Claire Thomas, Pattie Matthews (David), Tim (Corliss) Garvin, Chris Garvin (Wendy Pentz); grandchildren, great-grandchildren; and a brother, Howard Hewitt. 

She is preceded in death by both her parents; siblings; her husband, Leo . Garvin and her son, James J. Garvin; grandson, David Vern Smith, Jr. 

Small services will be held on Saturday, December 16, 2017 at 3 pm at 2390 W 4900 S with a light luncheon served. 

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I am so sorry to hear of your great loss. Recently I lost my dear mother, and found
great comfort in the Holy Bible, like at Isaiah 25 verse 8 - "The Sovereign Lord will,
swallow up death forever, and wipe away the tears from all faces." Also at
Revelation 21 verse 4, we find God's promise to remove both pain and death.
For more comfort, I turn to the website at: www.jw.org (Search: Comfort)

Dennis Mathewson Dec 16 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Claire Garvin

Penny Gaunt Dec 15 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Claire Garvin

Kimi Garner ( Kid) Dec 13 2017 12:00 AM

I so Miss you... Thanks for being a WONDERFUL Grandma.. One day We will see each other again. Love you My Woman.. xoxo The Kid xoxo

Kimi Garner ( Kid) Dec 13 2017 12:00 AM

R.I.P. Claire. You now get to sleep with the Angels.
To the family: I am so sorry fgor your lose. Your Mom was one special woman.

Beverly Seevers Dec 13 2017 12:00 AM