GENOA -- Harold Clausen was born May 25, 1924, on a farm south of Lindsay, to Karsten and Emma (Damgaard) Clausen. He was baptized and confirmed at St. Ansgar (Rosenborg) Lutheran Church of rural Lindsay.

Harold attended rural Platte County school through 8th grade and enlisted in the Navy in February 1944, serving in the Pacific Theater.

He married Roberta Truxell on June 7, 1953, at Augustana Lutheran Church in Genoa. 

Harold was a member of the Genoa Lion’s Club, American Legion Edward H. Larson Post 144 and the VFW Club.

Harold is survived by his wife Roberta, daughter Diane (Patrick) Miller of Newman Grove, son Dave (Lori) Clausen of  Lindsay and grandson Ryan (and fiancé Amanda Vodvarka). He is also survived by two brothers Gunnar and Melvin, two sisters Eva Jepsen and Alta Berkstresser and nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents, twin brother Herbert, granddaughter Rachel Clausen, and brothers-in-law Harvey Jepsen and George Berkstresser and sister-in-law Gertie Clausen.

Arrangements by Rice Funeral Home in Genoa.

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