Mrs. June Elaine Clausen
1929 – 2014
Mrs. June Elaine Clausen passed away on Thursday, September 4, 2014 at the age of 85 years. June was born on June 1, 1929 in Consort, Alberta to Ada and Russell McCarty and grew up on the family farm at Red Willow, Alberta. She attended the Wild-rose School and in those days, there was no school bus so June had to walk the mile to school every day, often cutting through the fields to shorten the distance. June married Walter Clausen in 1952 and they lived in both British Columbia and Alberta in various towns for a period of time. June later moved back to the farm with her parents and for the last 20 years, she has lived with her brother and constant caregiver, Marion McCarty in Red Willow and more recently in Stettler. June loved her flowers, her garden and spending time and visiting with friends. Although she struggled with her health for several years, June still very much enjoyed her quiet simple life. She was a kind and loving person and she will be missed by her family and friends. June was predeceased by her parents, Ada and Russell McCarty, her twin brother, Mervin (Mary) McCarty, sister, Myrtle (Dave) Wilson, sister, Rose (Ken) Goddard, Jim (Marsha) McCarty and by four infant brothers. She leaves behind to miss her dearly her brother and caregiver, Marion McCarty, sister, Ivis McCarty, brother, Rolland McCarty and by many nieces, nephews, other relatives and dear friends. A funeral service will be held at the Stettler Seventh-Day Adventist Church on Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at 2:00 P.M. Following the funeral service, June will be laid to rest in the Red Willow Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy and in loving memory of June, memorial contributions may be made to the Voice of Prophecy or to It is Written in care of Brennen Funeral Home and Cremation Services P.O. Box 193 Stettler, Alberta TOC 2LO who have been entrusted with the care and funeral arrangements. 403.742.3315. Condolences can be forwarded to the family by visiting our website at www.brennenfuneralhome.com.