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“I will miss you so much my Dear sister. I know you are with Mom and Dad and Sharon. My world is so empty now missing you all so very much. Until...Read More »
1 of 12 | Posted by: Jean Raske - Radcliffe, IA

“I enjoyed knowing Anne and serving on the Heartland Museum board with her.. She was a lovely, talented person. ”
2 of 12 | Posted by: Louise Mock - Clarion, IA

“Caroll I',m so sorry to read of Anne's passing. Please know that you are in our Thoughts and Prayers from both Jodies family and Me. I'm glad you...Read More »
3 of 12 | Posted by: Sandy Hanford - Eldridge, IA

“J.C. Sorry to hear of the death of Anne Will have you in our thoughts. ”
4 of 12 | Posted by: Wesley&Darlene Glidewell - MO

“Caroll, We are sending our sympathy to you and your daughters. We were so sorry to hear of Anne's illness and passing. Jack and Carol Albrecht ”
5 of 12 | Posted by: Jack and Carol Albrecht - IA

“Thinking- remembering-wondering-explaining-laughing-crying-praying-and just nothing but quietness!!! I have went thru these feelings this week since...Read More »
6 of 12 | Posted by: Joyce( Patrick)George - Aankeny, IA

“Caroll So sorry to read about the passing of Anne in the morning paper.Donna and I are sending our sympathy and condolences at this very sad time of...Read More »
7 of 12 | Posted by: Donna and Gary Baker - Davenport, IA

“J.C. and family, I am so sadden to hear of the passing of Anne. Please know you are in our thoughts and our prayers. ”
8 of 12 | Posted by: John Hinz - Morton, IL

“My Amiga Anne, I will Celebrate you and your life always, what a friend thu the years, I was lucky to know you and your family. Blessings to this...Read More »
9 of 12 | Posted by: Lisa Kozich - Cleveland, TN

“She was a very nice person and will be missed. May all your wonderful memories bring comfort in your sorrows. ”
10 of 12 | Posted by: Loretta "Lory" Van Blair - Moline, IL

“Such a wonderful cousin but a dear friend, too! I will cherish the wonderful memories of you. ”
11 of 12 | Posted by: Ruth Lange - Hermitage, TN

“One of the very best cousins a person could ask for, will miss her terribly. ”
12 of 12 | Posted by: Kathie Highland - Dsyton, IA

Anne M. Claude, 68, of Woolstock, Iowa, passed away on Monday, June 29, 2015, at the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics in Iowa City.

Visitation will be Thursday, July 2, 2015, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., at the Church of Christ in Webster City. Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m., Friday, July 3, 2015, at the Church of Christ. Pastor Chad Halbach will officiate. Private family burial will be held at Graceland Cemetery at a later date. For online obituaries & condolences please visit:

Georganne Mae Scott was born on October 27, 1946, in Webster City, Iowa, the daughter of George and Maebelle (Blair) Scott. She was baptized at the Church of Christ in Webster City. Anne graduated with the Webster City High School class of 1965.

On June 19, 1965, Anne was united in marriage to Caroll Claude at the Church of Christ. Their marriage was blessed with two daughters: Elaine and Rochelle.

Anne and Caroll lived in Eldridge, Iowa, and later Pekin, Illinois, where she worked as a department manager at J.C. Penney's. In October of 1998, the couple retired and built their current home in Woolstock.

Anne enjoyed traveling, flower gardening, spending time with family and friends, and was famous for her baked cookies. She had served as Secretary of the French Club and also served on the Board of the Wright County Museum in Clarion.

Survivors include her husband of 50 years, Caroll Claude of Woolstock, Iowa; two daughters, Elaine Claude of Solon, Iowa, and Rochelle Claude Kotar and her husband Brad of Solon, Iowa; four grandchildren, Macie, Neva, Coltin, and Nash; her twin sister, Jean (Mike) Raske of Radcliffe, Iowa; a brother-in-law, Gil Welch of Duncombe, Iowa; and several nieces and nephews.

Her parents, and one sister, Sharon Welch, preceded her in death.

Memorials may be left to the discretion of the family.