Carl E. Clear, 71, Osage City: Oct. 28, 1942 – Feb. 6, 2014

OSAGE CITY – Carl E. Clear, 71, passed away on Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014, at his home in Osage City. He was born on Oct. 28, 1942, in Denver, Colo., the son of Ralph and Mildred Kerby Clear.

Carl was raised in Bennett, Colo., and had lived in Osage City for many years.

Carl served in the U.S. Army from 1964 to 1967. He had worked as an over the road truck driver for most of his life.

Carl was married to Rebecca Jones. She preceded him in death on July 23, 2008.

He was also preceded in death by his parents, Ralph and Mildred, and by his two sisters, Dorothy and Helen.

Carl is survived by a stepson, Vance Clear of Colorado; five brothers, Dave Clear, Topeka, George Clear, Colorado, Elmer Clear, Minnesota, John Clear, Florida, and Charles Clear, Colorado; and nieces, nephews and friends.

Carl was cremated and no services are planned. Inurnment will be in Bennett, Colo., at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to Heartland Hospice and sent in care of Feltner Funeral Home, 818 Topeka Ave., Lyndon, KS 66451.

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