Wilbur O. Clausen: June 30, 1912 – October 22, 2011

Published on Wed, Oct 26, 2011
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  Wilbur O. Clausen: June 30, 1912 – October 22, 2011

Wilbur O. Clausen age 99, passed away on October 22, 2011. He was born in Blaine on June 30, 1912 to Antoinette and Otto Clausen. Wilbur was preceded in death by his wife, Mary on July 31, 2008 and by his twin sister Wilma Veum. Wilbur was a volunteer for the Blaine Fire Department for 30 years and served in England during World War II where he met and married Mary.

He was a member of Post 86 American Legion for 62 years, and was a retired postal employee. Wilbur was a very loving husband and father with a great sense of humor and will be dearly missed. He is survived by nieces and nephews John and Alice Veum, Shirley and Jay Pukaluk, Ted Veum and special friend Nancy, Don and Gail Veum and Glynis Evans. Special cousins include Darla Castagno and Cheryl Payne.

The family would like to thank the caregivers and support staff at Louisa House for their loving care. Memorial contributions may be made to American Legion Post 86.   A Celebration of Life followed by a reception will be held at the Blaine Senior Center on Sunday, October 30 at 2 p.m.

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