Clayton L. Ashworth

Clayton L. Ashworth of Sheboygan, formerly of Ashippun, passed away Saturday, Feb. 3, 2007 at the age of 91 years. He was born on Aug. 2, 1915 in New Jersey, the son of Ernest and Irene (nee Biggs) Ashworth.

Clayton married Elizabeth Wieand on April 8, 1944 in New Jersey. He served his country in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He was a long-time member of St. Paulís Episcopal Church in Ashippun. Clayton was a member of Hartford American Legion Courtney-Carr-Milner Post #19.

He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth of 62 years; his children, Jane (Lawrence) Lynch of Sheboygan Falls, Dr. Rebecca (Stewart McNeil) Ashworth of Eustis, Fla., and Clayton Lee (Stella Faye) Ashworth of Rock Springs, Ga.; six grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

His was preceded in death by his sister and brothers, Dorothy Hildebrant, Earl, Ernest, Jr. and Parker Ashworth; his grandson, Jared Lee Ashworth; and by one great-grandson.

Mass of Christian Burial was Wednesday, Feb. 7, 200 at St. Paulís Episcopal Church in Ashippun. Interment was at St. Paulís Church Cemetery.

Berndt-Ledesma Funeral Home in Hartford served the family.