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Obituaries

Obituaries

Katherine Andrea Claar 1917 - 2007 Lawrence

Funeral services for Katherine Andrea Claar, 36, Lawrence, will be at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Abilene Brethren in Christ Church. Burial will be in Prairedale Cemetery in Talmage.She died Monday, Nov. 19, 2007, at her home.She was born Sept. 16, 1971, in Dallas, the daughter of Roger and Margaret Briscoe Ayers. She grew up in Cimarron and graduated from Cimarron High School in 1989. She graduated from Dodge Community College and attended Fort Hays State University, where she was secretary in the dean's office. She lived in Hays and later moved to Lawrence.She managed a supper club in Hays with her partner, Scott Torline. She was a member of the Methodist Church.Survivors include her fiance, Jason Burris, Lawrence; a daughter, Brooklyn Torline, Wichita; a sister, Kelly Hatton, Edinburgh, Scotland; her mother, Marti Foreman, Abilene; and her father, Roy Foreman, Ensign.The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Danner Funeral Home in Abilene.The family suggests memorials to the Katy Claar Memorial Fund, sent in care of the funeral home, P.O. Box 758 Abilene, 67410.