SANTA MONICA, Calif. — Clara A. Briggs passed away at age 100 at Brentwood Care Center in Santa Monica, California.

Clara was born in Columbus on Aug. 9, 1917, to John and Agnes (Mostek) Podgurski. She attended St. Anthony Elementary School and Kramer High School. She was united in marriage on Nov. 21, 1938, to Milton Briggs at St. Anthony Church.

Clara was one of the first employees of Dale Electronics and worked there until she relocated with her family to California in 1963. She continued working in electronics in Santa Monica, California, until she retired to care for a disabled brother.

Clara was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Milton, and 10 siblings.

She is survived by her children, Kathleen Bomberger of Los Angeles, Carole Carmack of El Segundo, California, and James of Columbus, 11 grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.

A Mass of Christian Burial and interment will be Thursday, Dec. 21, at Holy Cross Chapel and Cemetery in Culver City, California.

Life well-lived!