Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Claweses in:
 • Memory Gardens Cemetery
 • Arlington Heights
 • Cook County
 • Illinois
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial!
Advertisement
Mae H Nelson Clawes
Learn about upgrading this memorial...
Birth: May 1, 1902
Death: Dec. 23, 1991
Cook County
Illinois, USA

Mae H Nelson Clawes was the wife of Russell R. Clawes (1905-1961), married in Aug 1929.

She was mother of;
Charlotte (Charles) Ritz (1930-1985)
Leslie (Janice) Clawes (1936-1969)

Her family including children Charlotte and Leslie lived for many years in the same building on North Rockwell Street in Chicago with her husbands brother Roy Clawes, his wife Jessie Clawes, their children Betty Clawes King, Rich and Bobby Clawes along with Russell and Roys parents Richard O. Clawes who was called "Gros-Pa" by the children and Betty or "Bessie" Clawes. Mae's father was Nels Nelson and he was from Sweden. Her mother was Sadie Greene. Mae lived to be 89 years old. She was fun to chat with and liked to laugh a lot. She was always smiling and getting everyone to feel at home. She was a good old gal! She used to cook us creps when we visited. We called them "Swedish Pancakes" because of her heritage. We had never had them before and loved them, getting the recipe and cooking them every so often always thinking of her. I guess you could say she was like a swedish pancake, soft and filled with goodness. She always had a smile on her face when I saw her! Her grandchildren are Mark Ritz, Debbie Butz, Rich (Linda) Clawes.
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Nels Nelson
  Sadie Greene Nelson (1875 - 1944)
 
 Spouse:
  Russell R Clawes (1905 - 1961)*
 
 Children:
  Charlotte R Clawes Ritz (1930 - 1985)*
  Leslie Richard Clawes (1936 - 1969)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Russell R. & Mae H.
CLAWES
1905 - 1961 & 1902 - 1991
 
Burial:
Memory Gardens Cemetery
Arlington Heights
Cook County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Scott Braddy
Record added: Mar 24, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 25512840
Mae H <i>Nelson</i> Clawes
Added by: Scott Braddy
 
Mae H <i>Nelson</i> Clawes
Added by: Scott Braddy
 
Mae H <i>Nelson</i> Clawes
Added by: Scott Braddy
 
 
There are 2 more photos not showing...
Click here to view all images...
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.


- Scott Braddy
 Added: May. 28, 2013

- Scott Braddy
 Added: Jan. 6, 2012

- Scott Braddy
 Added: May. 11, 2008
There are 2 more notes not showing...
Click here to view all notes...
 
 
 Advertisement

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service