Emma Claus, 90, died at the Gaymont Nursing Center in Norwalk Saturday. She was born in Sherman Township, the daughter of Mathias and Josephine Shank Claus, and lived most of her life in rural Monroeville.
Miss Claus was a member of the St. Sebastianís Church, Bismark, and the Alter Rosary Society. She is survived by one brother, William Claus, of Peru, and several nieces and nephews, Mrs. Edwin Brown, Norwalk, Mrs. Carl Ott, Norwalk, Mrs. Burton Worcester, Norwalk, and Matthew Claus, Peru.
Funeral services will be Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. at St. Sebastianís Church in Bismark with the Rev. Karl Burger officiating. Burial will be in St. Josephís Cemetery in Monroeville. Friends may call anytime at the Foos Funeral Home, Bellevue. The rosary will be recited tonight at 8.
The Norwalk Reflector, Monday, August 19, 1974, page 2