Edward Claussen

Wednesday, March 20, 2002

ANNA, Ill. -- Edward G. Claussen, 82, of Anna died Monday, March 18, 2002, at Illinois Veterans Home.

He was born Dec. 6, 1919, in Newton, Ill., son of Edmund and Mabel Timmerman Claussen. He and Anna Belle Brown were married June 21, 1941, in Evanston, Ill.

Claussen was a retired police officer. He was a member of Anna VFW Post 3455.

He was a veteran of World War II.

Survivors include his wife; three daughters, Lynn Brome of Rockford, Ill., Donna Hopewell and Pat Flamm-Frakes of Anna; a son, Edmund Claussen of Park Ridge, Ill.; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Friends may call at Lutz and Rendleman Funeral Home in Anna after 2 p.m. Saturday.

Funeral will be at 4 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Sidney Davis officiating. Full military honors will be conducted by VFW Post 3455.