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Lodeen D. Clausen

June 4, 1927 November 8, 2018
Lodeen D. Clausen
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Lodeen D. Clausen, 91, of Louisville, KY formerly of Beatrice died November 8, 2018.
She was born on June 4, 1927 at Plymouth and was baptized and confirmed at Immanuel Lutheran Church of Plymouth. In 1941, she moved to Beatrice with her family and graduated from Beatrice High School in 1945. She was married to Harvey “Pid” Clausen on June 4, 1955 at St. Paul Lutheran Church of Beatrice. She filed for Gage County Register of Deeds in April of 1974; was elected and served four terms. She was a member of the Beatrice Chamber of Commerce where she had served as an Ambassador and Chairman and received the outstanding woman in politics and Ambassador of the Year Award in 1997 and in 2007 was made an Honorary Member of the Beatrice Chamber of Commerce. She was a member of the Nebraska Association of County Officials and was past Secretary-Treasurer of Southeast District. She served as president, vice-president and secretary-treasurer of Nebraska Association of Clerks, Registers of Deeds and Election Commissioners. She was a life member of Nebraska Alumni Association, NE Fast Breakers, Gage County Foundation where she served as chairman and VFW Auxiliary. One of her most rewarding accomplishments was to serve on the Advisory Board for Title I where she researched, prepared and presented a report on Remedial Reading to the Beatrice School Board which was then implemented in the Beatrice Schools. In 1986,
she was appointed by Governor Nelson to the Judicial Nomination Commission for the 5th District of the Nebraska Supreme Court and served two terms. She was a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church of Beatrice and enjoyed going to her kids’ and grandkids’ sporting activities.

Survivors include three sons, Brian Clausen and wife Patty of Beatrice, Brad Clausen and wife Kim of The Woodlands, Texas, Brett Clausen of Des Moines, Iowa; one daughter, Lisa Wilkins and husband Jeff of Louisville, Kentucky; nine grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; one sister, Twila Hancock; two sisters-in-law, Betty Cecil and husband Mel and Ruth Stroemer and husband Duane of Beatrice. She was preceded in death by her parents, Henry and Clara Yost Diekmann; her husband, Harvey “Pid” who died on October 4, 1999; three sisters, Lorene Boehmer, Delma Zager and Liela Meinke; five brothers, Arlen, Allen, Orville, Merlin and Ralph Diekmann.

A memorial graveside service will be at 3:00 P.M. on November 30, 2018 at the Evergreen Home Cemetery with Pastor Greg Stuckwish officiating. A register book will be available for signatures on Friday, November 30, 2018 from 8:00 A.M. until 8:00 P.M. with family available from 6:00 to 7:30 P.M. A memorial has been established to the family’s choice with Fox Funeral Home in charge. Fox Funeral Home of Beatrice in charge of arrangements.

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3:00 PM 11/30/2018 3:00:00 PM - 3:30 PM 11/30/2018 3:30:00 PM
Evergreen Home Cemetery

408 N. 33rd
Beatrice, Nebraska 68310

Evergreen Home Cemetery
408 N. 33rd Beatrice 68310 Nebraska
United States

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Evergreen Home Cemetery Final Resting Place

408 N. 33rd
Beatrice, Nebraska 68310

408 N. 33rd Beatrice 68310 Nebraska
United States

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