Columbia, MO — Claire Rajewski, 65, of Columbia, succumbed to a 13 year battle with renal cancer Friday, April 5, 2013, at home surrounded by her loving family. Cremation has taken place and a true celebration of life will be held in early July, which will be announced later. Claire was born July 1, 1947, in Lawrence, Mass., to the late Michael and Teresa (Cikacz) Wasiejko. She is survived by her husband, Bill, of the home; three children, James Michael Barker, of Columbia, Mo., William E. Rajewski, Jr., of Nixa, Mo., and Jennifer Davidson, of Harrisburg, Mo.; eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; brother, James Wasiejko, of Florida, as well as numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Claire is preceded death by her first husband, James Barker and her oldest brother, Michael Wasiejko.
ARRANGEMENTS: Memorials are suggested to be made to Columbia Second Chance or the Central Missouri Humane Society. Arrangements were made by Heartland Cremation & Burial Society, Columbia, Mo.