Clar Hoch passed away Aug. 30, 2022, at the age of 94.
She was born on the family sheep ranch in South Dakota on Feb. 14, 1926. Her parents, Nels and Sophia Underland, immigrated from Norway in 1912.
Her family retired from ranching and relocated to Southern California in 1940, where she completed her education. In 1946 Clar, married a young G.I. Glen Hoch. Two children were born of this union.
Clar’s teaching career began in Lee Ving, California, also teaching in Bridgeport, before moving to Tuolumne County. She retired after 14 years at the old Sonora Dome. Her love of travel took her to the Middle East and most of Europe as well as many states and Mexico.
Clar is survived by a daughter, Susan; son, Rick; grandchildren John, Sharon, Steven and Gary; great-grandchildren Austin, Shelby, Lane and Savannah. She was preceded in death by her parents; brother Norman; sister Irene; husband Glen: and grandson Eric.