The Edmond Sun

December 26, 2013

Clara Idabell Bednar


EDMOND —     Clara Idabell Bednar, “Chickie Nanna,” 86,  of Oklahoma City, Okla., went into the presence of God the eve of His birth, December 24, 2013.  She was born December 23, 1927, the proud daughter of Ida Isabell and Anno Andrew Vloedman.  She was an accomplished artist and loving wife and mother.

    She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Anno Andrew Vloedman Jr.; sister, Betty Ann Kratky, and granddaughter, Angie Menasco.

    She is survived by Joe Bednar, her beloved husband of 66 years; four daughters, Linda, Beverly, JoElla, and Cheryl; brother, Wallace Lee Vloedman; seven grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren and four great-great grandchildren.

    A graveside service will be 10 a.m. Saturday, December 28, 2013 at Memorial Park Cemetery.