On July 23, 2019, Clara Evelyn Susen passed away peacefully at Focus Care of Brenham Nursing Facility with family by her side. Clara was born Dec. 23, 1930, to Emil and Albina Kolenovsky in Fayetteville, Texas. She was the fourth of seven children.
Clara was initially a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Fayetteville, where she was married to John Willie Susen Sr. on Oct. 18, 1950. She later became a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church of Industry for more than 50 years. She and John lived in Bleiblerville where they raised their family. They enjoyed spending their spare time playing cards and dominos with family and friends of the community.