Clarence Henry Ungerer, 101, of Taylorville, IL died at 3:30 pm Sunday, September 1, 2013 at Gowin Parc in Taylorville.

He was born November 8, 1911 in Hawkeye, Iowa, the son of Henry J. and Anna Begalske Ungerer. On December 23, 1946 he married Velma L. Barnes in Los Angeles, CA. She preceded him in death on May 13. 2008. Mr. Ungerer was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Taylorville and had been a farmer, carpenter and service station owner.

Surviving are his sons: Ron Ungerer and wife Sheryl of Xenia, OH. Arlan Ungerer and wife Marilee of Nashville, TN, and David Ungerer of Hawthorn, CA. Grandchildren: Jenni Stephens and husband Chad of Taylorville and Nicole Corso of Lincoln, IL. Great Grandchildren: Tyler Stephens of Taylorville, Trista Corso of Lincoln, Kevin Corso, of Taylorville, Kodi McNay and Jenna McNay both of Lincoln and Averi Stephens of Taylorville. Sister: Clara Louis of Ft. Collins, CO. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, and two sisters: Elsie Winter and Mable Specher.

Funeral Services will be held at 12:00 pm Thursday, September 5 at Trinity Lutheran Church with Pastor Rodney Blomquist officiating. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 11:00 am until time of service in the church on Thursday.

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