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Claire Lorriane (Stephenson) Fortune

January 18, 1939 July 16, 2021
Claire Lorriane (Stephenson) Fortune
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Obituary for Claire Lorriane (Stephenson) Fortune

Claire Lorraine Fortune, age 82 of Altus, Oklahoma passed away Friday, July 15th. 2021
Claire was born in Tacoma, Washington January 18, 1939 to Violet and Fred Stephenson. She and her 11 siblings grew up in University Place, Washington and she attended Clover Park High School and Pacific Lutheran College.
She met Robert (Bob) Fortune while he was stationed at the McChord AFB in Washington, and they married on Feb 12, 1960. They then moved to Houston, Texas where they raised their two sons Darrell and Darrin. She also lived in Tacoma (WA), Gonzales (TX), and Altus (OK).
Throughout her life, one of her passions was serving in her local church. Claire loved teaching Sunday school to preschoolers and singing in the church choir. She went on several mission trips and served as a child advocate (CASA). She was also a den mother in cub scout, and very involved in her sons’ sports leagues.
Claire is preceded in death by her husband Bob, son Darrin, her parents and siblings Marjorie, George, Ed, Wilfred, Leroy, Neil, Laurel, and Forest. Claire is survived by three siblings Naomi, Gael and Lyle, her son Darrell Fortune and wife Tracy, granddaughters Brittney Piper and husband Michael, and Shawnalise Fortune, as well as two great grandchildren Elise and Silas Piper and many other relative and friends.
In lieu of flowers,
Consider donating to the Billy Graham Evangelical Association or the Make A Wish Foundation of Oregon

Online tributes may be made to the family at
www.Lowell-Tims.com

There will be a memorial service for Claire Fortune on Tuesday, July 20,2021 at First Baptist Church in Altus at 2pm.

Graveside services will be at 11:00 am on Saturday, July 24, 2011 at the Woodmen of the World Cemetery in Gonzales, Texas under the direction of Seydler-Hill Funeral Home, 906 Saint Paul Street, Gonzales, TX 78629, Phone: 830-672-3232
with a lucheon folling graveside services



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Previous Events

Memorial

Tuesday

20

Jul

2:00 PM 7/20/2021 2:00:00 PM
First Baptist Church of Altus

300 North Main
Altus, OK 73521

First Baptist Church of Altus
300 North Main Altus 73521 OK

Graveside

Saturday

24

Jul

11:00 AM 7/24/2021 11:00:00 AM
Woodmen of the World Cemetery

906 Saint Paul Street
Gonzales, TX 78629

Woodmen of the World Cemetery
906 Saint Paul Street Gonzales 78629 TX

Reception

Saturday

24

Jul

12:30 PM 7/24/2021 12:30:00 PM - 4:00 PM 7/24/2021 4:00:00 PM
Family Lucheon Following Graveside Services

906 Saint Paul Street
Gonzales, TX 78629

Family Lucheon Following Graveside Services
906 Saint Paul Street Gonzales 78629 TX
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