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Clarice Sunderland died on Jan. 23, seven months after the unexpected death of her husband, Jennings, and one week after what would have been their 53rd wedding anniversary. Pioneer graphic, submitted photos.

Family waits for an apology: Death of Alzheimer's victim brings back memories of false imprisonment charges for family members

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After the false imprisonment charge against Jennings Sunderland was dropped, the family waited for an apology.

It never came.

Now the family is preparing to bury Clarice Sunderland, Jennings' wife of more than 50 years, just seven months after Jennings died unexpectedly last summer.


The family has never forgotten the events of 2009, which led to the temporary separation of Jennings and Clarice by order of Clearwater County.

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