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Bellville Times
September 2003

A gathering of family and friends for Leonard A. "Todd" Clausen, 88, of Bellville was held Friday, September 12, 2003 at Knesek Bros. Funeral Chapel, in Bellville.

Born in Wadena, Minnesota, Leonard was the son of Peter F. and Daisy (Northfoss) Clausen. He was raised in Wadena, Minnesota until grade school, then graduated high school in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Mr. Leonard A. Clausen married the former Lucille Johnson May 31, 1935 with ceremony held in Wadena, Minnesota. They were married for 68 years He was a truck driver for the petroleum industry, retired in 1972 to Rio Grade Valley of Texas, until he moved to Bellville, Texas is June 2000. Leonard was a member of the Teamsters Union.

Leonard Alexander Clausen died Monday, September 8, 2003 in Bellville, Texas.

Survived by his wife Lucille "Jimmy" Clausen of Bellville, daughters Virginia "Ginger" Klober and husband Don of Bellville, Georginana "George" Dehn and husband Jerry of Missouri City, grandchildren Victoria Klooz, Jeannie Williams, Kathy Klober, Tammy Gray, Terri Campbell, great grandchildren Sherry, Tammy, Donnie, Jason, Jeremy, Shannon, Corey and Wesley and six great great grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his parents Peter F. and Daisy Clausen.

Memorial contributions may be made to The Salvation Army of Bellville, P.O. Box 2608, Dallas, Texas 7521-2608.

Arrangements under the direction of Knesek Family Funeral Chapels, Bellville, Texas.

Posted by Joy Neely

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