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Clara Elias Ascencio

Oct. 6, 1994-June 25, 2006
by: Contributed photo, Clara Elias Ascencio

East County resident Clara Elias Ascencio, 11, died Sunday, June 25, in Clackamas County. A funeral Mass will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 1, at St. Anne Catholic Church, 1015 S.E. 182nd Ave.

Clara was born Oct. 6, 1994, in Cocucho, Charapan, Michoacán, Mexico, to Samuel Elias and Adella Ascencio. In 1999, she moved with her family to Oregon, and they settled in East County. Clara had just completed fifth grade at Davis Elementary School.

Clara enjoyed drawing, working on projects with her family, riding her bike, learning Mexican hand sewing and spending time with her family and friends.

Survivors include her parents of Portland; sisters, Maria Elias Ascencio and Bertha Elias Ascencio, both of Portland; and brother, Samuel Elias Ascencio of Portland.

Bateman Carroll Funeral Home is handling arrangements.