Edward Claussen

Friday, October 1, 2004

Edward J. Claussen, 43, of Jackson died Thursday, Sept. 30, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau.

He was born Oct. 27, 1960, in Chicago, Ill., son of Theodore L. and Eleanor M. Fries Claussen. He married Tonya R. McCall April 27, 1996.

Claussen was employed by Defenders in building maintenance.

Survivors include his wife; his mother of Zalma, Mo.; four sons, Edward, William, Daniel and Jacob Claussen, all of Jackson; a daughter, Carol Turner of Racine, Wis.; two stepsons, Donald and Brandon Welker of Jackson; a brother, Steven Claussen of Zalma; two sisters, Linda Zook of Zalma, Laura Spies of Jackson; and three grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his father and a brother.

Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today at Liley Funeral Home in Marble Hill, Mo.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home, with the Rev. William Joyce officiating. Burial will be in Balch Chapel Cemetery near Zalma.