Clara Nordberg, a member of Holy Cross Church, died Oct. 31. She was 97.

Mrs. Nordberg was born June 18, 1916, in Montana to William and Jennie LaTray. She graduated from nursing school in Havre, Mont., and moved to the West Coast.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, Melvin. She is survived by children, Mel Nordberg (Jana), Jonetta Walter (Jeffrey), Marlene Divina (Fernando) and Catherine Wilkins (Fred); and many grandchildren.

A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13, at Holy Cross Church. Memorial donations can be made to Holy Cross School, 5227 N. Bowdoin St., Portland, OR 97203, attn.: Sister Mary Ryan.