Clara A. McGleno, 63, Nett Lake, passed away on Tuesday, March 17, 2015, at
Essentia Health-St. Mary’s Hospital in Duluth.
Clara was born on May 21, 1951, in Virginia, Minnesota,
to Edward and Flora Skinaway.
She grew up in Grand Rapids, MN and in
Minneapolis. While in Minneapolis she was
employed as a mail clerk at the Minneapolis
Government Center and also worked in a
counselor role in the Minneapolis Schools.
Clara later moved to Greaney and then to Nett
Lake, where she has resided the past 17 years.
She worked a few years at the Nett Lake Post
Office, then was disabled after a car accident.
She loved traveling, fishing and garage sales.
He family fondly called her the “garage sale
queen.” Clara was a member of the Bois Forte
Band of Chippewa.
She loved her pet dogs, both past and present.
She was preceded in death by her father
Edward Skinaway in 1996 and a brother,
Thomas Skinaway in 1989.
Clara is survived by 1 daughter, Chantel
(Robert) Reynolds of Nett Lake; her mother,
Flora Skinaway in Nett Lake; 2 brothers,
Roger Skinaway in Nett Lake and Gerald
Skinaway in Minneapolis.