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Milford "Mif" E. Clausen, 87, of Waterman went to be with the Lord on Friday, January 25, 2019. He was surrounded by his family.

He was born on July 8, 1931 in Newark, Ill., the son of Cornelius and Gladys (Joneson) Clausen. He married Betty Ann Nicoson on December 23, 1951.

Mif was a graduate of Sandwich High School, Class of 1949. He served in the US Army during the Korean Conflict and was a proud member of the American Legion. One of his proudest moments was an Honor Flight in the care of one of his grandsons. During his life, he worked as a farmer and a plumber with many varied interests and service to community/county organizations.

He is survived by his wife Betty, his son Mark, daughters Sue (John) Rood, Linda Lee, Connie (Doug) Wood and Judy (Tim) Bergen; 13 grandchildren, 16 greatgrandchildren and 2 sisters-in-law.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother and a sister.

Visitation and memorial service will be held Saturday, June 29 at the Waterman Bible Church, 500 S. Birch St., Waterman, Ill. Pastor Craig Miller will be officiating. Visitation will be from 10 until 11 a.m., followed by a memorial service. Military funeral honors and a luncheon will be held immediately following the service.

Funeral arrangements were completed by Jacobson Funeral Home in Shabbona.

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