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Fern O. Clausen, 1912-2006


Posted By: Emmet County IAGenWeb Coordinator (email)
Date: 1/28/2009 at 07:13:48

Fern Opal Clausen the daughter of Alfred and Anna (Stenberg) Brunsvold was born February 26, 1912 in Estherville, Iowa. She died on Monday, May 1, 2006 at Valley Vue Care Center in Armstrong, Iowa at the age of 94.

She received her education in Estherville schools. She also graduated from Beauty School in Des Moines, Iowa.

On October 4, 1942, Fern was united in marriage to Arnold Clausen at Reno, Nevada. The couple owned and operated grocery stores in Estherville and Dolliver. In 1954, they moved to Ringsted and operated Clausen's Grocery Store until their retirement in 1973. Fern also worked as a beautician in Estherville.

Fern was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church and the ladies auxiliary in Ringsted. For hobbies, she enjoyed reading, playing cards and watching television.

Left to cherish her memory is her son, Gary Clausen of Ringsted and several nieces and nephews.

She has been preceded in death by her husband, parents, one brother, Lloyd Brunsvold and an infant sister.


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