Doris E. Claussen


Doris E. Claussen 89 of Carroll, died Sunday, Aug. 22, 2021 at her home.

Services will be held Thursday, Aug. 26 at 2 p.m. at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Wayne. Visitation will be held Wednesday, Aug. 25 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Wayne. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery in Wayne.

Memorials may be directed to the Claussen family for later designation.

Arrangements are with Hasemann Funeral Home of Wayne.

Doris Elizabeth Claussen was born Sept. 19, 1931 in Wayne to Charles and Regina (Dorman) Junck. She attended rural school #44 and graduated from Carroll High School. Doris married Dale R. Claussen on Feb. 14, 1952 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Wayne. Dale and Doris would have been married 65 years on Feb. 14, 2017.   The couple farmed near Carroll, until retiring in 1983 and in 2007 moved into Carroll. Doris was a member of Our Savior Lutheran Church in Wayne. She enjoyed working in her vegetable garden, embroidering and tie quilting. 

Survivors include her children, Delbert (Mary) Claussen of Carroll, Peggy (Mike) Prather of Madison, and  Keith (Cindy) Claussen of Carroll;  daughter-in-law, Sandy Claussen of Norfolk; 11 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; a sister, Janice (Paul) Brader of Norfolk; a brother, Charlie (Lila) Junck of Randolph; several  nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Kenneth in 2000; her husband, Dale in 2016; two grandsons; brothers  Ernest (Viola) Junck and Arnold (Ivy) Junck; and sister, Mildred (Gilbert) Sundahl.