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Clara Literski

August 13, 1928 — September 18, 2021


Clara C. Literski, 93, of Weston, passed away on Saturday, September 18, 2021, at Cedar Ridge Elder Services, Weston, under the care of Aspirus Comfort Care and Hospice Services.

She was born on August 13, 1928, in Galloway, daughter of the late Felix and Gertrude (Wierzba) Wrycza.  On January 25, 1947, she married Herman Literski at St. Florian Catholic Church in Hatley.  He preceded her in death in 1976.

Clara was a homemaker and a wonderful mother who loved her flower and vegetable gardens.  She was a great cook and was known for her wonderful homemade chicken dumpling soup. She enjoyed having family gatherings at the holidays and her family was so important to her. She also enjoyed trips to the casino, especially playing the slot machines and bingo.

Survivors include her children, Betty (David) Sims, Jerry (Mary Jo) Literski, both of Wausau, twin daughters, Carol Literski of Wausau and Kathy (Gary) Babl of Knowlton, Linda (Bob) Gaebel of Hustisford, and Sharon (Dave) Gwidt of Wausau; grandchildren, Dennis (Jodi) Sims of MN, Jennifer (Tim) Fournier of Wausau, Amy Literski of Schofield, Pat Literski (Monica Pickard) of Wausau, Jerome Literski (Constance Case) of Wausau, Shane Babl of Gleason, Stacy (Lucas) Babl-Grancorvitz of Brookfield, Angela Mattie of AZ, Kristy Matti of Milwaukee, Michael (Amber) Gwidt of Mosinee, and Sarah Lyon (Reggie Taylor) of Wausau; 20 great-grandchildren; one sister, Eleanor Grywacz of Stevens Point; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, son Dennis in infancy, and 8 siblings.

Funeral Mass will be held on Thursday, September 23, 2021, at 11:00 A.M. at St. Agnes Parish, 6101 Zinser St., Weston.  Rev. Gregory Bohren will officiate.  Burial will be in the parish cemetery.  Visitation will be from 9:30 A.M. until the time of service on Thursday at the church.
Brainard Funeral Home- Everest Chapel is assisting the family with arrangements.  You may leave messages and condolences for her family at

The family would like to thank the staff of Cedar Ridge Elder Care, especially Elizabeth and Paula, as well as Carla of Aspirus Comfort Care and Hospice Services, for all of the care and kindness shown to Clara and her family.

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