Claudia M. Neary

Claudia M. Neary

September 11, 1953 – November 15, 2020


Claudia M. Neary, age 67, passed away November 15, 2020 after a brief battle with cancer.  She was born September 11, 1953 in Cozad, Nebraska to Neil and Bonnie and graduated from Cozad High School in 1971.  She attended Nebraska Wesleyan University and graduated in 1975 with a degree in business.  She and John L. Neary were married in 1979.

Claudia was a devoted mother to Kylie and Brian and was looking forward to becoming a grandmother in February.  Claudia was active in Delta Zeta sorority throughout her life.  She was a member of PEO chapter HY.  She worked in banking most of her career and was a faithful member of Christ Community Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John and parents, Neil and Bonnie.  Claudia is survived by daughter, Kylie (Austin); son, Brian (Katlyn); sister, Sheila (Bob); brother, Marcus (Mindy); brothers-in-law, Mike (Jeannine) and Mark (Johnna); eight nieces and nephews; and ten great-nieces and nephews; and many friends.

VISITATION following CDC guidelines: Wednesday, November 18th at 9:30am, Christ Community Church (404 S 108th Ave.) followed by MEMORIAL SERVICE at 11am.  Memorials are suggested to Christ Community Church.

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  • Meg roberson Posted November 16, 2020 2:27 pm

    Kylie, Brian and families, We am so sorry to hear about your mom. Sending heartfelt condolences.
    Meg and Gary Roberson

  • RandyVan Kley Posted November 16, 2020 4:24 pm

    Kylie and Brian I am so sorry for your loss I just can’t believe it .May God comfort you in your loss..

  • Theresa Cole Posted November 17, 2020 9:13 am

    Kylie, Austin, Brian and Kaitlyn. Kevin and I are so saddened at the loss of your mom/mother-in-law. She was the best mother there could be. We will miss her bright smile and beautiful soul. She had become such a good friend to us and we will miss her deeply. We love you all so much and will always be there for all of you.

  • Janet Boyens Posted November 17, 2020 12:45 pm

    Brain and Kaitlyn, Kylie and Austin,
    I am so sorry to hear of Claudia’s passing. I enjoyed getting to know her during her time in Spencer. She was thoughtful and so easy to talk with. I am blessed I got to know her while she lived here. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  • Dalene Schlitter Posted November 17, 2020 1:23 pm

    So very sorry for your loss. Claudia and I were in same PEO when she lived in Webster City and I also worked with John. Prayers for your family.

  • Julie Kliegl Posted November 17, 2020 3:23 pm

    Kylie, Brian and families,

    My heart is saddened by this sudden loss of such a great woman. Claudia was such kind and gracious soul. Our family was blessed to have her in it. She always showed compassion and understanding and she had a great laugh. She knew how to love with all her heart and that is such a great blessing. Wishing you peace as you move into this grieving process. Julie and Mike

  • Alice Heinrichs Posted November 17, 2020 4:37 pm

    Kylie and Austin, Brian and Kaitlyn, so saddened to hear of your mother’s passing. Mothers hold special places in our hearts. Claudia was so kind and gracious and is remembered fondly. We feel blessed to have known her. May your precious memories bring you comfort during this difficult time. With love, Mike and Alice Heinrichs

  • Cory and Alison Johnson Posted November 17, 2020 9:16 pm

    We are so sorry for your loss, we will miss seeing Claudia across the street.

  • William Neary Posted November 18, 2020 5:25 am

    My deepest sympathy to Claudias’ family.Hopefully your memories of her will bring comfort in this difficult time.

  • Larry and Sharlene Rezac Posted November 18, 2020 9:08 am

    We were so sorry to hear about the loss of Claudia. We got acquainted with through Jeannine and Mike! She was such a dear sweet lady! She will truly be missed!

  • Becky Swartz-Brown Posted November 18, 2020 10:45 am

    So distressed for your family’s enormous loss ! Sincere condolences .Happy that Claudia is Home with her Lord

  • Carolyn Kent (Neary) Posted November 19, 2020 2:42 pm

    Brian and Kylie I am so sad to hear of the sudden passing of your Mom. Cousin Mike was in touch with my sister Jan who then called me. I am positive y’all do not remember me as your were both just li’l bits last time I visited with your Mom and Dad in Nebraska. I absolutely loved them both. I am at peace knowing they are both together again. Hugs from Houston, Texas

  • Randy and Cindy Schneider Posted November 19, 2020 3:59 pm

    To Claudia’s Family: our deepest sympathy. Claudia was a very genuine person and she will be missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
    We offer our passing of peace and comfort to her family.

  • Deb Leksell Posted November 23, 2020 10:30 am

    I am so sorry to hear about Claudia’s illness and passing. She was a lovely lady – a beloved member of Chapter EL P.E.O. in Webster City. You have my deep sympathy.

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