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Leona Clawson

January 20, 1919 — August 12, 2015

Leona Clawson, age 96 of Perham, MN died Wednesday, August 12, 2015 in Perham Living.

Leona Catherine Guck was born January 20, 1919 in Perham the daughter of Gust and Elizabeth (Fiedler) Guck. Leona was united in marriage to Varge A. Clawson on April 27, 1942.

Leona was a nurse and worked in Michigan until her retirement. She spent her last years in Perham in an apartment before she moved to Prairie Knoll in Perham Living. Leona was a proud Catholic and was active in church activities. She will be deeply missed. A special thank you to the staff at Perham Living; the staff became her trusted extended family and provided comfort during her final years.

Surviving Leona is her daughter, Sandra (Tony) Kelof; her grandchildren, Tom Stiglich, Susan (Jon Sawyer) Viergever, Jeff (Kari) Clawson; her great-grandchildren, Ayla and Patrick Sawyer, Tyler and Cate Clawson; her daughter-in-law, Lynne Clawson; along with many nieces, nephews and friends.

Preceding Leona in death were her parents; her husband Varge; her son, Robert Clawson; her brother, Johnie Guck; her sisters, Louise (Albert) Schmelz, Dolores (John) Bucholz, Florence (Jerry) Cashman, special sister-in-law, Kathi Guck; and her son-in-law, Pat Stiglich.

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