RIVERTON, ILL. — Clarine M. Valencia, 87, of Riverton, died on Monday, April 21, 2014, at her residence.
Clarine was born on Sept. 26, 1926, in Glasgow, the daughter of John Thomas and Martha Annie Roberson Smith.
She was preceded in death by her parents; two daughters, Wanda Louise Otto and Martha Roberta Baker; and ten siblings.
She is survived by eight children, Linda Carol (Webster) Allen, of Tovey, Jeanetta Lapiccola, of Springfield, Michael Joseph (Tina) Humphrey, of Mechanicsburg, Pa., Richard Allen (Sheryl) Humphrey, of Tovey, Victor Manuel (Mary) Valencia, of Springfield, Teresa Joyce Meyer-Valencia, of Springfield, Patricia Lynn (Marty) Merz, of Indiana, John Thomas Valencia, of Springfield; one sister, Hazel Schwartz, of Chicago; thirty-five grandchildren; fifty-eight great-grandchildren; twenty great-great-grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Visitation will be from 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 26, 2014, until the time of the funeral service at noon at Ellinger-Kunz & Park Funeral Home.
Ellinger-Kunz & Park Funeral Home, 530 N. 5th St., Springfield, IL 62702 is in charge of arrangements.