It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Clara Mae (Lockridge) Delperdang. She was born March 25th, 1930 and passed away on October 7th, 2015. She has been a lifelong resident of California, with the last 60 years residing in the South Bay. Clara was a medical transcriber for many years at Little Company of Mary and also worked locally in Torrance for many Orthopedic Surgeons. Clara was unfortunately diagnosed with Dementia/Alzheimer's in 2003 and struggled for over 12 years and finally succumbed to her illness this past week. Clara was a beloved Wife, Mother, Grandmother, Great-Grandmother and friend and will be missed immensely by the people who were lucky to have known her. Clara was a loving mother to her five children (and their spouses): Judy (Bill), Bill, Jeanne, Carol (Bill) and Nancy. Clara is also survived by her loving husband of 55 years Willis Delperdang. Clara's heart was also with her 9 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. Please join us in remembering Clara with a service at Rice Mortuary Saturday October 17, 2015 - Service will begin at 1pm Rice Mortuary 5310 Torrance Blvd Torrance, CA 90503 ** In lieu of flowers, the family request that you please donate to the Alzheimer's Association in Clara's name **

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  1. Our thoughts and prayers are with the whole Delpderdang family as they struggle through this incredibly sad time. Wishing you comfort … Sheila and Patrick Kuhlman

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