|Birth: ||Feb. 4, 1929|
|Death: ||Sep. 6, 2010|
Des Moines County
Mrs. Opal Fern Clauz, 81, of Burlington died at 7:52 AM Monday, September 6, 2010, at Great River Hospice House.
Born February 4, 1929 in Newtown, MO she was the daughter of Burton and Della Opal Miller Long. In 1947 she married Charles Bartimus and he preceded her in death .On October 13, 1973 she married Louis J. Clauz in Burlington. He preceded her in death on October 20th, 1997.
She graduated valedictorian from Milan High School Class of 1945 in Milan, Missouri
Mrs. Clauz worked for Murray Ironworks, Mississippi Valley Bank in Burlington and then Valley Bank in Reno, NV 1974-1976 before retiring and moving back to Burlington. She enjoyed sewing, needlepoint, word search puzzles, watching her favorite Soap Operas, and spending time with her family.
Survivors include one daughter, Vickie (Bill) Malcom, of Mediapolis; one son Craig (Pam) Bartimus of Burlington; two granddaughters, Trisha (John) Hager and Tonya (Chad) Wissinger of Burlington; five great grandchildren, two step grandchildren, eight step great grandchildren and one step great great grandchild; one sister Phyllis(Jug)Fulks of Milan, Mo; numerous nieces and nephews.
Her husbands, parents, and one sister Mary Cleo Chiatovich preceded her in death.
The funeral service for Mrs. Opal Fern Clauz will be 11 AM Wednesday, September 8th in Lunning Chapel with the Rev. Randy Langner officiating. Interment will be in Aspen Grove Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.
A memorial has been established for the Great River Hospice House in West Burlington.
Charles Herbert Bartimus (1926 - 1995)
Louis J. Clauz (1916 - 1997)*
Aspen Grove Cemetery
Des Moines County
Plot: Block 327S, Lot 76, Grave 2
Created by: No Reins
Record added: Sep 06, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 58276178