Clara V. (Bowland) Hoffelmeyer, 91, St. Joseph, joined the Lord, Thursday, March 17, 2016 at the Shepherds House, surrounded by her loving family. Clara V. was born on June 15, 1924 in Savannah, Missouri; to the late Woodford and Clara (Martin) Bowland. She was a graduate of Savannah High School and attended Gard Business College. After finishing school, Clara V. worked in secretarial positions for various companies, until she married and then became a homemaker, devoted wife and loving mother . . .