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“My mother, LeAnn (Clausen) Poppen was Jim's sister. Although I did not have the pleasure of knowing your family very well as we lived across the...Read More »
1 of 6 | Posted by: Patti Mertz - Lake Oswego, OR

“Ramona and Family,I send my deepest sympathy to you and your family for the loss of your dear Jim. I remember you both fondly from high school, and...Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: Dana Rae Grimstvedt Shaw - VA

“Dear Ramona and family,Deepest sympathy and condolences on Jim's passing and send my thoughts and fond remembrances of our days at Madison High...Read More »
3 of 6 | Posted by: Roy Terwilliger - MN - Friend

“I'm so sorry to hear about uncle Jim's passing. I'm praying for peace & comfort for his family & friends. Ramona is my mom's sister. ”
4 of 6 | Posted by: Pam Syrstad (Wieckert) - Volga, SD

“To daughters Stacey and Janet please acce3pt our deepest sympathy from the Stump Family. May God be with you and Bless you. ”
5 of 6 | Posted by: GAIL STUMP - Friend

“You are in our thoughts and prayers as you adjust to your days ahead without Uncle Jim. We know he will be greatly missed by all of you. Uncle Jim...Read More »
6 of 6 | Posted by: Jerry & Julie Gehrels - Wentworth, SD


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STERLING – James H. Clausen, age 83, died at his home Tuesday, January 19, 2021.
James was born on April 3, 1937 in Ramona, S.D. the son of Harry W. and Mary L. (Fordice) Clausen. He married Ramona Schinderling on December 20, 1960 in Madison, S.D. James was employed as a Supervisor at Northwestern Steel & Wire in Sterling for 30 years retiring in 1996. He served his country in the United State Air Force as well as the National Guard in high school.
Survivors include, his wife, Ramona of Sterling; two daughters, Stacey (Jeremy) Siperly of Sterling and Janet Shearer of Sterling; three grandchildren, Sam Tyler, Sydney Shearer and Megan Shearer; numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; four sisters, Ella Gehrels, Marge Janke, LeAnn Poppen and Audrey Clausen.
There are no services. Cremation rites have been accorded. Arrangements were completed by the McDonald Funeral Home in Rock Falls.
Online condolences may be sent to www.mcdonaldfuneralhomes.com