Search billions of records on



Jacksonville Journal, July 19, 1983

"Douge" Claussen of Murrayville dies; rites Wednesday

FRANKLIN - Gideon "Douge" Claussen, Jr., 57, of Murrayville died 3 a.m. Sunday, July 17, at Passavant Hospital. He was born Sept. 25, 1925, near Murrayville, son of Gideon and Zelda Henry Claussen. He married Margaret Ball in 1945 and she survives.

Also surviving are three daughters, Linda Claussen of Woodson, Diana Claussen of Council Bluffs, Iowa, and Lisa Claussen of B\Weatherford, Texas, and two sons, Barry Claussen of Council Bluffs, Iowa, and Gregory Claussen of Jacksonville.

There are seven grandchildren. Three sisters, Ilene Ryan of Waverly, Wilma Miskell of Springfield and Cora Smock of Manchester, also survive.

He was preceded in death by one sister and three brothers.

Mr. Claussen was a farmer all of his life.

Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Youngblood Baptist Church in Nortonville. Interment will be in the church cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the Morgan County Heart Fund. Friends may call 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Neece Funeral Home in Franklin.

Cemetery Listing

All material contained on these pages are furnished for the free use of those engaged researching their family origins. Any commercial use, without the consent of the host/author of these pages is prohibited. All persons contributing material for posting on these pages does so in recognition of their free, non-commercial distribution, and further, is responsible to assure that no copyright is violated by their submission.