|Birth: ||Aug. 4, 1870|
|Death: ||Oct. 26, 1942|
Fred Clauser, one of Madison County's best known and most highly respected farmers, passed away Monday night following a heart attack earlier in the evening. Mr. Clauser was standing near a fence on the farm of his daughter, Mrs. Theo Brewington, watching the loading of some cattle when he was stricken. He died before a physician could reach the home in the Twelve-Mile community.
Funeral services were held yesterday at Little Vine with Webb's Mortuary in charge. Rev. Alcorn was the minister.
Fred Christopher Clauser was born at Toledo, Ohio, August 4, 1870 the son of John and Kate (Smith) Clauser who came to this country from Switzerland. Fred moved to this county in 1888.
He was united in marriage to Margaret Mouser, March 3, 1897. Mrs. Clauser preceded him in death two years ago.
To this union 7 children were born, 4 died in infancy, three are left to mourn his death: Mrs. Theo Brewington of Zion; Mrs. Fred Maze of Fredericktown and Mr. Oscar Clauser of Fredericktown.
He also leaves to mourn his departure 9 brothers and 1 sister. They are: James Clauser of Toledo, Ohio; Rudolph, Jacob, Henry, Sam, George, William, Chas. And Mrs. T.W. O'Bannon of Fredericktown and Frank of East St. Louis, Ill.; nine grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends survive.
Mr. Clauser joined the Cedar Bottom church 32 years ago and was a faithful member until his death.
MO DC #34249 lists Oscar Clauser as informant. Burial was 10/28/1942.
Margaret Mouser Clauser (1877 - 1940)
Anna Ethel Clauser Brewington (1898 - 1988)*
Mable S. Clauser Maze (1899 - 1966)*
Oscar Herman Clauser (1908 - 1987)*
Samuel Clauser (1911 - 1913)*
Little Vine Cemetery
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Record added: May 24, 2010
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