Carol Mae MacClure

July 30, 1950 ~ August 11, 2020 (age 70)

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Carol Mae MacClure,70, of Whiting, Iowa passed away Tuesday, August 11, 2020 at MercyOne Siouxland Medical Center, Sioux City, Iowa of complications from cancer.

Private Family Memorial Services will be held at a later date with burial in the Fairview Cemetery, Albaton, Iowa. Arrangements are under the direction of Rush Family Care Service, Onawa, Iowa.

Carol Mae was born on July 30, 1950 in Sioux City, Iowa the daughter of Eldon Anton and Viola Mae (Schmidt) Anderson. Carol was raised and grew up in the Albaton area and graduated from Whiting High School in 1968.

Carol worked for Zenith on the assembly line and Siouxland Wholesale Grocers as a bookkeeper.

Carol Mae (Anderson) and Robert “Bob” MacClure were united into marriage on May 30, 1969 in Albaton, Iowa. To this union two children were born, Adam and Kelly.

She worked alongside her family on the family livestock and grain farm for many years. She enjoyed watching her grandchildren’s many activities including basketball, track, cross-country, band, dance, and taekwondo.

Carol loved traveling, especially to National Parks in the United States and Canada. She was very devoted to her family. She loved animals, especially her cats and dogs.

Carol was a member of the Skien Lutheran Church, Albaton, Iowa.

Survivors include her husband of 51 years, Robert “Bob” MacClure of Whiting, Iowa; son, Adam (Vonda) MacClure of Sergeant bluff, Iowa; daughter, Kelly (Toby) Baird of Pleasanton, California; grandchildren, Nathanial “Nate” MacClure and Riley Baird; sisters-in-law, Anne (Don) Hanisch and Mildred (Russ) Overaas; aunt, Nancy Brenden; many nieces and nephews; and cousins.

She was preceeded in death by her parents, Eldon Anton and Viola Mae (Schmidt) Anderson; sister, Susan Annette Anderson; parents-in-law, George and Ellen (Hale) MacClure; and several aunts and uncles.

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