Clara Ranin Szabo, 74, of Big Spring, died Thursday, May 1, 2014, at her residence. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, May 05, 2014, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel. Interment will follow at Trinity Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home.
Clara was born Sept. 10, 1939, in Carigara, Leyte, Philippines and married Emil Szabo June 21, 1966, in Angles City, Philippines. He preceded her in death, Dec. 9, 2002.
Clara's husband was stationed in the Philippines. They were transferred to Reese Air Force Base in Lubbock and then to Webb Air Force Base in Big Spring in 1971. She worked for the American Red Cross and then for the Big Spring State Hosptial.
She is survived by one daughter, Anna Guzman and husband, Robert of Big Spring; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents, Leoncio and Esperanza Ranin Pacana; one son, Leoncio Pacana Jr.; and one daughter, Maria Szabo.
Arrangements under the direction of Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring. Online condolences may be made at: www.npwelch.com