Michael Clausen, 56, of Watson, died Monday, July 1, 2013, at his home in Watson.
Funeral services were held Saturday, July 6, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Boyd, with Pastor Lori Wold officiating.
Michael Ray Clausen was born May 6, 1957, at Montevideo, the son of Chester and Edith (Nelson) Clausen. He grew up in the Boyd area and graduated from Dawson-Boyd High School in 1975. Mike was united in marriage with Deb Gruwell December 6, 1975. They made their home in the Dawson and Boyd area. Mike worked for Land O Lakes, Little Debbies, UPS, the Appleton Prison and owned and operated the Watson Corner Store for the past 10 years. He enjoyed pheasant hunting, attending auctions, playing softball and darts. He was a social butterfly and was a huge Vikings fan. Family and friends were a very important part of Mike’s life.
Mike is survived by his wife, Deb; four children; Gerad (Jamie) Clausen of Boyd, Brandon (Stephanie) Clausen of Boyd, Michelle (Jon) Denhartigh of Montevideo, and Casey (fiance, Hillary Swenson) Clausen of Boyd; six grandchildren: Paige, Zander, Shelby, Emma, Audrey, and Jeffrey; a sister, Gloria (Marvin) Piipke of St. Leo; and several nieces and nephews.
Preceding him in death were his parents; a grandson, Lucas; and two brothers: Dennis and Lonny.
Arrangements were with the Hanson and Dahl Funeral Home of Dawson. hansondahlfuneralhome. com