Clara Olas nee Podgorski, of Elmhurst, passed away recently at the age of 101. Beloved wife of the late Zeno; loving mother of Joan (Tom) McKenna and the late Dolores Fritz; cherished grandmother of Dr. Tom (Gina) McKenna, Tim (Katie) McKenna, Sherri (Marvin) Royce, Lesley (Jamie) Bludworth, David (Tammy) McKenna and Jim McKenna; great grandmother of 10; great great grandmother of 2. She was preceded in death by eight brothers and sisters.

Clara was known as the lady who walked all over Elmhurst with her dog and handing out dog biscuits. Visitation was held at Ahlgrim Funeral Home, 567 S. Spring Rd., on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018. Interment Mt. Emblem Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, Memorials will be appreciated for Misericordia, 6300 N. Ridge Ave., Chicago, IL 60660. Information provided by Ahlgrim Funeral Home. Info: 630-834-3515 or




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