Clara E. Cogswell, 97, of North Webster, IN, and with family in Huntington County, died Monday, Feb. 8, 2021, at 4:10 a.m., at Miller’s Merry Manor in Syracuse.
Mrs. Cogswell attended Knox High School. She retired from Miles Laboratory in Elkhart after 40 years. She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary in Niles, MI, for over 40 years.
She was born on Sept. 8, 1923, in Knox, to Paul and Pauline Guthrie Corey. She married Jack E. Cogswell on Aug. 9, 1984, in Racine, WI. He preceded her in death on May 21, 1995.
Survivors include a daughter, Sharon (Bernard) Gebhart, of Warren; a sister, Betty Gotch, of Fort Wayne; and three grandchildren, Michael (Elaine) Cook, of Syracuse, Amy (Tim) Stewarad, of Belfor, WA, and Becci (Michael) Mann, of Elkhart.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Norma Grooms.
Cremation will take place at Cremation Services of Kosciusko County, 4356 N. IN-15, Warsaw.
A celebration of life service will take place at a later date. Owen Family Funeral Home, 1001 S. Huntington St., Syracuse, is in charge of arrangements.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 130 Red Coach Dr., Mishawaka, IN 46545-3144.