Claudia Perry


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Posted Online: Jan. 03, 2013, 6:57 pm
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Claudia Lorra Perry, 68, of Orion, died Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013, at St. Anthony's Care Center, Rock Island.
Services are 1:30 p.m. Monday in the Celebration of Life Chapel at Trimble Funeral and Cremation Center, Coal Valley, with Pastor David Smith officiating. Burial is in Chippiannock Cemetery, Rock Island. Visitation is from noon to 1:30 p.m. Monday. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family.
The former Claudia Lorra Kisseljow was born Jan. 20, 1944, in Minsk, Russia, to Iwan and Katerina Paulson Kisseljow. She married David Perry on Sept. 15. 1963, in Trenton, N.J. He died April 25, 1996.
She was employed in customer service at Apex Company, Davenport, and previously worked at Marycrest University. She was a member of Grace Community Church of the Nazarene, Colona.
Claudia is survived by her son, John Perry, Orion; two grandsons, Kobe and Quincy Perry, Andover; her father Iwan Kisseljow, Trenton, N.J.; her sister and brother-in-law, Tatyanna and Lawrence Bradford, Phoenix, Arizona; and nephews, Scott and Earl Bradford.
Claudia's family invites friends to share stories and condolences and light a candle in her memory at www.TrimbleFuneralHomes.com.












 



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