Tag Archives: Funeral Announcements

Pauline Mary Stern Clausse, 1857-1923

From the Ogden Standard-Examiner, Thursday evening, November 8, 1923:

Pauline Mary Stern Clausse obituary

Pauline Mary Stern Clausse obituary

Mrs. Pauline Clausse Dies

Mrs. Pauline Mary Stern Clausse, wife of Joseph E. Clausse, died Wednesday evening at the residence, 3232 Washington avenue, of general debility. she was born in Millstadt, Ill., November 3, 1857, the daughter of Christian and Mary Jones Stern. She came to Ogden in 1855 and had resided here continuously since that date. Mrs. Clausse was a devout member of St. Joseph’s Catholic church. She is survived by her husband and the following sons and daughters: Mrs. William Doyle, Joseph J. Clausee [sic], Mrs. Alva West, Leon L. Clausse, 15 grandchildren, all of Ogden, and the following sister: Miss Barbara Stern, Ogden; Mary Stern, Mrs. Annie Backer, Mrs. Regina Daken [sic}, all of St. Louis, Mo.

Funeral arrangements are in charge of Larkin & Sons, undertakes, and the time and place will be later announced.

Source: “The Ogden Standard-Examiner”, 8 Nov 1923, p. 12; digital image online at Ancestry.com <www.ancestry.com>.

The funeral announcement followed in the next day’s paper:

Pauline Mary Stern Clausse funeral announcement

Pauline Mary Stern Clausse funeral announcement


Funeral services for Mrs. Pauline Mary Clausse will be held Sunday afternoon at 2 o’clock at St. Joseph’s Catholic church. Monsignor P. M. Cushnahan will preside. The body may be viewed Saturday afternoon and evening and Sunday until 1 o’clock at the home 3232 Washington avenue. Interment will be in the City cemetery.

Source: “The Ogden Standard-Examiner”, 9 Nov 1923, p. 10; digital image online at Ancestry.com <www.ancestry.com>.

(Pauline Mary Stern Clausse is my great-great-grandmother.)


Joseph Edward Clausse, 1855-1934

From The Ogden Standard-Examiner, Sunday morning, April 15, 1934:

Joseph Edward Clausse

Joseph Edward Clausse

Clausse Services To Be Conducted Tuesday Morning

Funeral services for Joseph Edward Clausse will be held Tuesday morning at ten o’clock in St. Joseph’s Catholic church with the Rev. P. F. Kennedy celebrating the mass.

Recitation of the rosary will be held at the family home, 3232 Washington avenue, Monday evening at eight o’clock.

Friends my call at the home this afternoon and evening, all day Monday, and Tuesday until nine a. m. Interment will be made in Ogden city cemetery under direction of Larkin & Sons’.

Mr. Clausse is survived by the following sons and daughters: Joseph J. Clausse, Lee L. Clausse, Mrs. William Doyle, Mrs. J. Alva West, all of Ogden; also a sister, Mrs. Barbara Stern, with whom he had made his home since his wife died in 1923; another sister, marie Esmert, and a brother, Lucian, residing in France; 19 grandchildren and five great-grand-children.

Source: “The Ogden Standard-Examiner”, 15 Apr 1934, p. 5; digital image online at Ancestry.com <www.ancestry.com>

One typo that I noticed from this funeral announcement: Barbara Stern is Joseph’s sister-in-law, not his sister. She never married, and is referred to in her sister’s obituary (Joseph’s wife, Pauline Mary Stern Clausse), as Miss Barbara Stern.

(Joseph Edward [or Edouard] is my great-great-grandfather.)