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Obituary ~ Arden Clawson
December 25, 1901 ~ December 20, 1981
December 22, 1981
TOPEKA — Services for Arden Clawson, 79, Topeka, who died Sunday [December 20, 1981] in a Topeka hospital, will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday in Topeka's Penwell-Gabel Funeral Home. Burial will be in West Lawn Memorial Gardens, Topeka.
Mr. Clawson was born Dec. 25, 1901 near Grand River, Iowa. He had lived in the Linwood community for 42 years before he moved to Topeka in 1978. He was a retired farmer and stockman.
He married Alice Rarick Feb. 24, 1934 in Lawrence. She survives. Additional survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Janice Coffee, Manhattan; a son, Eldon, Topeka; a brother, Roy, Osceola, Iowa; and five grandchildren.
The family would welcome memorials to the Kansas Heart Assn. in Topeka.
Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, March of 2015