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January 1, 2014

Jerry Lee Clabaugh

July 19, 1945 - Dec. 30, 2013

ALEXANDRIA — Jerry Lee Clabaugh, 68, of Alexandria, died Dec. 30, 2013, at Community Hospital after an extended illness, surrounded by his family.

Jerry was born in Elwood on July 19, 1945, and was the son of William R. and Helen L. (Arbuckle) Clabaugh. On Nov. 5, 1966, he married Margaret A. “Peggy” Paskell.

Jerry retired after more than 30 years of service to the Alexandria-Monroe School Corp. as a maintenance supervisor.

He was a member of the Church of St. Mary’s, Izaak Walton League, Alexandria Eagles Lodge 1771 and Alexander Bright Post 87 of the American Legion.

Jerry was a loving and caring husband, father and grandfather and enjoyed spending his time with his family

Left to cherish his memory is his wife, Margaret “Peggy” Clabaugh; sons, Bill (Sharon) Clabaugh and David W. (April) Clabaugh; daughters, Catherine Morgan, Julie (Mike) Phelps and Deborah Clabaugh; a sister, Joan (Ira) Sherman. Also surviving are his grandchildren Zack Clabaugh, Trevor Clabaugh, Tim Huhn, Logan Clabaugh, Weslee Clabaugh, Maggie Phelps, Erica Phelps, Corbin Clabaugh, Justin Peek, Hayleigh Peek and Taveia DeMarco; great-grandchild Dominic DeMarco; several nephews, and his favorite companion, Molly.

He was preceded in death by his parents, twin brother Larry Clabaugh, nephew Robert Sherman and twin grandchildren, Brent and Brett Phelps.

A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday in the Church of St. Mary’s, Alexandria, with Father Dan Duff and Father Phillip Haslinger as celebrants. Burial will follow in the IOOF Cemetery, Alexandria.

Friends are invited to call at Whetsel Funeral Service, Alexandria, on Friday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. A rosary service will be Friday at 7:30 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to the St. Mary’s Building Fund, in care of the funeral home.

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