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Walter John Claussen
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Birth: Aug. 12, 1904
Rock Island
Rock Island County
Illinois, USA
Death: Apr. 14, 1994
Rock Island
Rock Island County
Illinois, USA

Services for Walter J. Claussen, 89, of 1904 9 1/2 St., Rock Island, are 11a.m. Saturday at Knox-Larson Funeral Home, Rock Island. Burial is in Memorial Park Cemetery, Rock Island.

There is no visitation. Memorials may be made to a favorite charity.

Mr. Claussen died Thursday, April 14, 1994, at home.

He was born Aug. 12, 1904, in Rock Island, the son of Peter and Lena Lebermann Claussen. He married Margaret Sundquist Nov. 27, 1929, in Rock Island. She died Jan. 2, 1964.

He was employed as a Rock Island firefighter, retiring as assistant chief in 1965, after 29 years.

He was a charter member of the Asssociation of Retired Firefighters, Rock Island, and had attended Church of Peace, United Church of Christ, Rock Island.

He enjoyed bowling and fishing.

Survivors include a son, Ronald Claussen, Moline; three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and a cousin, Margaret Lebermann-Durey, Rock Island.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Peter Jacob Claussen (1874 - 1952)
  Anna Lena Lebermann Claussen (1882 - 1926)
 
 Spouse:
  Margaret E. Sundquist Claussen (1905 - 1964)*
 
 Children:
  Ronald Claussen (1930 - 2009)*
  Lorraine A. Claussen (1933 - 1964)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Member of the Rock Island Fire Department from 1 Jun 1936 - 1 Dec 1955
 
Burial:
Rock Island Memorial Park Cemetery
Rock Island
Rock Island County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Mike & Robbie
Record added: Dec 29, 2008
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Walter John Claussen
Added by: Mike & Robbie
 
Walter John Claussen
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Walter John Claussen
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May you rest in peace
- Mike & Robbie
 Added: Dec. 29, 2008
 
 
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