Clarence Stause

Wednesday, March 12, 2008
Clarence Stause

Clarence Stause

LEOPOLD, Mo. -- Clarence H. "Peck" Stause, 76, of Leopold died Monday, March 10, 2008, at Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau.

He was born March 10, 1932, at Glennon, Mo., son of Hubert and Mayme Beel Stause. He and Irma Steinnerd were married April 29, 1952, at Leopold.

Stause was an inspector 36 years at Florsheim Shoe Co. He was a member of St. John's Catholic Church and 3rd Degree member of Knights of Columbus Council 5898.

He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.

Survivors include his wife; two daughters, Karen Jansen and Susan Butrum of Leopold; four sons, Kenny and Eddie Stause of Leopold, Mark Stause of Glennon, Jeff Stause of Benton, Ky.; three sisters, Margie Klipfel of New Hamburg, Mo., Ella Elfrink and Marie Hinkebein of Jackson; two brothers, Alvin Stause of Glennon, Norman Stause of Dexter, Mo.; 22 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, a son, three brothers and two grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Hutchings Funeral Chapel in Marble Hill, Mo. Parish prayers will be at 7.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at St. John's Catholic Church, with the Rev. Bill Huggins officiating. Burial will be in St. John's Cemetery.