Clara Ann O'Neil
Clara Ann O'Neil

February 1, 1924 - April 8, 2018
Born in Hillman, Minnesota
Resided in Denver, Colorado
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“Our Family Treasure”

Clara, age 94, was born on February 1, 1924 in Hillman, MN to William Block and Lillian Hesch Block. She passed away peacefully on April 8, 2018 in Denver, CO.

Clara was a long-time resident of Rapid City, SD, and Houston, TX but resided in Denver, CO for the past five years of her life. She attended the Univ. of MN, receiving a BA in Home Economics, which led to a life-long career as an educator. Clara taught at North Jr. H.S. in Rapid City, SD for 25+ years and participated in numerous educational organizations over the course of her career. She was a member of many Catholic organizations in MN, SD, TX and CO, but most notably, the Knights of Columbus Ladies and the Office of Aging Ministry. When remembering Clara O’Neil, everyone says, “If you knew her, you loved her. She touched the lives of many.”

Clara was preceded in death by her husband, Gerald J. O’Neil & daughter-in-law, Anita L. O’Neil. Clara is survived by her sons, Gregory J. O’Neil, Patrick M. O’Neil (Pamela), Thomas G. O’Neil (Susan Pilaszewski), & her daughter, Kathleen M. Oberle (Kerry); grandchildren, Kelle Oberle (Mark Bowersox), Kasey Oberle (Theodore Giliotti), Deva O’Neil, Sean O’Neil (Ashley O’Neil), Lauren O’Neil (Andrew Giordano) & Jay O’Neil; great-grandchildren, Gavin, Miles, August, Avery & Emmeline; siblings, Agnes, Lillian, Patricia, Archie (Gladys), & Belva.

A graveside memorial will be held at Glenwood Cemetery in Houston, TX on May 5, 2018 at 10:30am. A funeral mass in her honor will be held at St. Dominic’s Warren Chapel, in Houston TX, on Saturday May 5, 2018 at 3:00pm.



Graveside Memorial
Glenwood Cemetery
2525 Washington Ave
Houston, Texas 77007
Saturday, May 5, 2018
10:30 AM
Funeral Service
St. Dominic's Warren Chapel
2401 Holcombe Blvd
Houston, Texas 77021
Saturday, May 5, 2018
3:00 PM


Denver Hopsice
501 South Cherry Street Suite 700
Denver, CO US 80246