Clara Mayland

Clara Mayland

Clara was born in rural Titonka in January. Dr. Sartor came out to the house and stayed all night. She attended school in Titonka. Clara was married to Henry (Hank) Mayland in 1937 at Immanuel Lutheran Church. She has six sons and one daughter, nineteen grandchildren, nineteen great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild. Before she was married, Clara worked as a hired girl for local families doing housework, chores, and gardening. They began farming right after they were married. She spent most of her married life as a homemaker, but Hank and Clara helped their daughter, Verlene, with the V&H (Verlene & Henry) Cafe from 1957 – 1958