Clara Fay Rust, 81, Huntingburg

Clara Fay Rust, 81, of Huntingburg, died Wednesday, September 16, at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper. She was born in Dubois County July 5, 1939, to Oscar and Verona (Whitsitt) Heim. She married Don E. Rust May 25, 1959, in the Salem Parsonage. He died February 7, 2019.

Clara worked as a custodian at Crestview and Huntingburg Elementary schools for many years. She enjoyed crocheting, knitting, quilting, and weaving rugs. She also enjoyed her family and most of all loved being a grandma.

She is survived by two sons, Steve Rust and wife Erin and Ron Rust and wife Gretchen, all of Huntingburg; one brother, Jim Heim and wife Tonya, Holland; one sister, Mary Morris, Dale; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by one son, Mark “Porky” Rust, and by sisters.

Funeral services will be private. Nass and Son Funeral Home in Huntingburg is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences can be shared at