Clara M. Shire

Clara M. Shire, 52, of Denver, Colo., passed away Dec. 14, 2013 after a battle with cancer. She died with her husband, Michael Shire, by her side.

Born to Ruth and the late Clarence Kachermeyer May 4, 1961 in Dunkirk, she at-tended Dunkirk Schools.

Besides her husband, Clara is survived by two sons, Michael Shire Jr. and Vincent Cortez; a brother, Carl Kachermeyer of Dun-kirk; and three sisters Donna (Don) Lindhorst of Ohio, Paula Kachermeyer of Dunkirk and Karen McClean of Fredonia. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Joseph, in 1975.

Clara enjoyed crocheting, crafts, fishing, camping and being outdoors.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or a charity of one’s choice.