Regina Delores McClurg, 102, of Jefferson City, died Sunday, December 12, 2021, at Heisinger Bluffs.
She was born on November 11, 1919, in Moberly, the daughter of Frank Bernard and Mary Elizabeth (Steinkamp) Wegs.
She was married on June 28, 1941, in Moberly, to James Loriston McClurg who preceded her in death on August 3, 1989.
A 1933 graduate of Immaculate Conception Grade School, Regina graduated from Moberly High School in 1937 and Moberly Community College in 1939.
As a young bride, she worked in the Marine Hospital in Decatur, Illinois in 1943 while her husband served in the Army. She continued her career for twenty years with the State of Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services as a stenographer.
She was a member of the Cathedral of St. Joseph and sang in the choir for many years.
Regina enjoyed two square dancing clubs with her husband as well as traveling both here and in Europe. She liked music, singing, and playing the piano. A YMCA member for many years, she was conscious of her health and swam a couple times per week. Regina was an avid painter and especially liked using acrylics and watercolors.
Survivors include a son, Stephen (Deborah) McClurg, Byrnes Mill; a daughter, Deborah (Jason) Atkinson, Barnett; three grandchildren, Casey (Lisa) McClurg, Nathan (Melissa) Hitt, and Logan Hitt; and two great-grandchildren, Tobie McClurg and Montana McClurg.
She was preceded in death by her husband, James; a son, Gregory McClurg; a grandson, Harold Rector; and seven siblings, Mabel Wegs, Helen Wegs, Marie O’Keefe, Loretta David, Emil Wegs, Clarence Wegs, and Hildegard Wingfield.
Visitation will be 10-11 a.m. Thursday, December 16, 2021, at the Cathedral of St. Joseph.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 11 a.m. Thursday, at the Cathedral of St. Joseph with the Rev. Ignitius Nimwesiga officiating.
Burial will be in Resurrection Cemetery.
Memorials are suggested to the Cathedral of St. Joseph.
Dulle-Trimble Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
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