Friday, December 16, 2016

Clara Margaret Briski of Mountain Ranch

   Clara Margaret Briski, 81, passed away on December 13, 2016 surrounded by her family at her home in Mountain Ranch.

   She was born on April 7, 1935 in Tahlequah, Oklahoma to Claude and Alma (Lewis) Hix and grew up in Mountain Ranch,
attending Mountain Ranch Grammar School and graduating from Calaveras High School in 1952.

   After high school she worked as a homemaker and an accounting clerk for the family owned business.

  Clara married George Briski in 1952. They were happily married for 42 years. She enjoyed her grandchildren, great-grandchildren, painting and gardening.

Clara was preceded in death by husband George, parents Claude and Alma Hix, brothers Claude, Jr. (Jay) and Carl Hix: sisters Jerry McKim and Betty Halloway.

  Clara is survived by her son Dale (Cheryl) Briski of San Andreas and daughter Shellie (Brad) Burton of Mountain Ranch, brothers Henry (Brenda) Hix and Steven (Christine) Hix of Tuolumne County and sister Barbara (Dick) Kinsey of Prescott, Arizona, grandchildren Holly (Kyle) Lerman, Robin (Zach) Glanville and Erin (Matt) Burton; great-grandchildren Addison Glanville, Jordyn and Caleb Lerman and numerous nieces and nephews and other relatives.

   Her family would like to extend their deepest appreciation to JoAnn, Jessica and Mimi.

   A private graveside service will be held for family and close friends.


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