Tag Archives: St. Louis

Estella Clausse West, 1890-1967

From The Ogden Standard-Examiner, Tuesday, Dec. 26, 1967:

Estella Clausse West obituary

Estella Clausse West obituary

Estella C. West

Mrs. Estella C. West, 77, of 2098 Harrison, died Monday at St. Benedict’s Hospital.

Mrs. West was born Dec. 1, 1890, in Galveston, Tex., a daughter of Joseph and Pauline Stern Clausse.

She lived in St. Louis, Mo., as a child and came to Ogden in 1897.

On March 26, 1913, she was married to James Alva West in Ogden. Mr. West died March 12, 1946, in Ogden.

She was  a member of BPO Does, Ladies of Woodcraft and St. Joseph’s Catholic Church.

Surviving are the following sons and daughters: John A. West, Joseph E. West, William H. West, Paul B. West, Mrs. Samuel (Pauline) Attison, all of Ogden; Mrs. Ernest (Betty) Yanni, Murray; 16 grandchildren, six great-grandchildren.

Requiem Mass will be celebrated Thursday at 10 a.m. in St. Joseph’s Catholic Church.

Holy Rosary will be recited Wednesday at 8 p.m. in Lindquist and Sons Colonial Chapel where friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m.

Burial will be in the Ogden City Cemetery.

Source: “The Ogden Standard-Examiner”, 26 Dec 1967, p. 5B; digital image online at Ancestry.com <www.ancestry.com>.

(Estella Clausse West is my great-grandfather’s younger sister.)

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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

Funerals

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.)