Clarabelle Wilming, 99, of Bellevue, passed away Sunday, June 30, 2013, at Mill Valley Care Center in Bellevue. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday morning, July 2, 2013, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Bellevue. Burial will be in the Parish Cemetery. Visitation for Clarabelle will be held from 8:30 10:30 a.m. Tuesday morning prior to the funeral mass at Hachmann Funeral Home & Cremation Service in Bellevue. Clarabelle was born on December 4, 1913 in Springbrook, Iowa of Michael and Susan (Michels) Scholtes. She married George Wilming on January 18, 1932 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Bellevue, he passed away June 9, 1979. Clarabelle lived on the farm until 1955. She started at Clinton Engines in 1955, working there for 21 years. She was the oldest living retiree. She was a real special person, she always had a smile. Clarabelle had a great sense of humor and quick wit. She was very sharp and never missed a thing. In her early years, Clarabelle enjoyed dancing with her husband. She always had time for a game of euchre, took the game seriously and was extrememly good at it. She never missed a trick. Clarabelle enjoyed spending time with her family and will be deeply missed. Those left to honor her memory include her son, Wayne (Patricia) Wilming, of Dubuque; two daughters, Eldora Steines, of Bellevue and Marion (Mike) Redmond, of Monticello, Iowa; twelve grandchildren; 38 great grandchildren; 27 great great grandchildren, two on the way; two sisters, Velma Ringen, of Preston, Iowa and Dorothy Scholtes, of Bellevue; and a sister in-law, Marcella Wilming. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; three brothers; three sisters; a great grandson, Doug Ries; and a grandson in-law, Robert Ries. The family would like to give a special thanks to Mill Valley Care Center for the special care and compassion shown to Clarabelle over the past couple of years.