Claudia Griesinger, age 80, a resident of rural Portland, passed away, Sunday, Jan. 22, 2023, at Persimmon Ridge Rehabilitation Center.

She was a member of the Zion Lutheran Church in Portland. She retired as the Registrar of the Jay County Health Department after 15 years.

Claudia was born Aug. 25, 1942, in Plaucheville, Louisiana, the daughter of Joseph Floyd and Mary Tessie (Dufour) Guillory. She was married to Paul Griesinger on Feb. 16, 1962.

Survivors Include:

Her beloved husband of 60 years — Paul Griesinger, Portland, Indiana

One son — Robert Griesinger (wife: Darla), St. Louis, Missouri

Two daughters — Connie Griesinger, Muncie, Indiana and Kathy Hardman (husband: Michael), Eaton, Indiana.

Three sisters — Joyce Joffrion and Doris Chauffepied, of Alexandria, Louisiana, and Judy Campo, Plaucheville, Louisiana

Four grandchildren — Michael, Payton, Elaine and Crosby

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Cindy Griesinger; and a brother, Clayton.

Private graveside services for Claudia Griesinger will be held at a later date at Salamonia Cemetery, Salamonia, Indiana.

Arrangements entrusted to Williamson-Spencer and Penrod Funeral Home in Portland.

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