Clare C. Cain, age 102, of Cumming, Iowa died Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at Regency Care Center in Norwalk.
The daughter of Christopher and Ellen Weil, Clare was born on Wednesday, March 7, 1917. She grew up on a farm in the Churchville and Martensdale areas of Warren County. She married Robert Francis Cain and together they farmed southwest of Cumming. They were members of St. Patrick's Irish Settlement Catholic Church where she was a member of the Altar and Rosary Society. Clare worked for several different companies over the years including Regency Care Center in Norwalk and Look Magazine in Des Moines.
Clare is the mother of Donald "Don" Cain and Robert "Michael" Cain. She also has three grandchildren, Nick, Susan, and Rebecca; and several great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband Robert in 1992; two sisters; three brothers; and a grandchild, Stacy Rundlett
A visitation with Clare's family will begin at 10 a.m. Monday, July 15th followed by a Rosary Service and Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. at St. Patrick's Irish Settlement Catholic Church. Burial will follow services in the church cemetery.
Please call (515) 981-0700 for general questions and to order flowers for her service (using O'Leary's Flowers in Norwalk) or select the "send flowers" tab on this screen.
Celebrants for Mrs. Cain's Funeral Mass will be:
Fr. Tom Dooley and Fr. Dan Kirby
Pallbearers will be:
- Pat Connor
- Joe Connor
- Tom Connor
- Jack Connor
- Tim Weil
- Bob Lynch
Leo and Judy Hensley will provide the music for the services.
Precious Lord Take My Hand - opening hymn
Hail Mary, Gentle Woman - offering hymn
Prayer of St. Francis - communion hymn
The Lights of the City - communion meditation
O Loving God - song of farewell
St. Patrick's Church Altar & Rosary Society will help to prepare a lunch for everyone to be held immediately following the burial.