Dale Claussen, age 85, of Carroll
Wednesday, October 19th, 2016
Funeral services for Dale Claussen, age 85, of Carroll will be held at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Wayne on Friday at 10:30 a.m. Visitation will be held at Hasemann Funeral Home in Wayne on Thursday from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. with family present. Interment will be at Greenwood Cemetery in Wayne. Memorials may be directed to the Claussen family for later designation. He passed away Wednesday Providence Medical Center in Wayne.
Dale Richard Claussen was born February 1, 1931, in Dunlap, IA to Emil and Elsie (Schneider) Claussen. He was baptized and confirmed at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Wayne. In 1943, he moved with his parents to Sholes and attended rural school near Carroll. Dale married Doris Elizabeth Junck February 14, 1952, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Wayne. Dale and Doris would have been married 65 years February14, 2017. The couple farmed near Carroll until retiring in 1983 and moved to Carroll in 1997. Dale was a member of Our Savior Lutheran Church in Wayne. He enjoyed hobbies of woodworking, playing cards with the local boys, helping with harvest, and spending time at the trailer in Niobrara.
Dale is survived by his wife, Doris; children, Delbert (Mary) Claussen of Carroll, Peggy (Mike) Prather of Madison, and Keith (Cindy) Claussen of Carroll; daughter-in-law, Sandy Claussen of Norfolk; 11 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; siblings, Darlene Hood of Neligh, Donald Claussen and Roger (Karen) Claussen all of West Point, and Janet Thompson of Wilbur; several nieces and nephews.
Dale was preceded in death by his parents; son, Kenneth in 2000; two grandsons; and brothers, Merold (Pat) Claussen and Melvin (Donna) Claussen.
Hasemann Funeral Home
302 North Lincoln Street Wayne 68787
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